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Historical Events In 1889

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Aug 15   The Great London dock strike from August 15 to September 16 helps extend British trade unionism from the skilled classes to the less skilled on this day in history.  

Aug 17   Ernst Franck, German composer/conductor, dies at 42 on this day in history.  

Aug 19   Arthur Waley, sinologist, translator from Chinese & Japanese in the year 1889.  

Aug 19   Jean MMPA de Villiers de l'isle-Adam, French writer (Axel), dies at 60 in the year 1889.  

Aug 20   In the year 1889 witold Friemann, composer  

Aug 22   John Sanger, circus entrepreneur, dies on this day in history.  

Aug 23   On this day in history 1st ship-to-shore wireless message received in US (SF)  

Aug 23   In the year 1889 a Lichtenstein, writer  

Aug 23   The first ship-to-shore wireless message received in US (SF) on this day in history.  

Aug 24   Jan E Matzeliger, Suriname inventor (shoe lacing machine), dies in the year 1889.  

Aug 24   Simon Kimbangu/Kibangu, Congo prophet on this day in history.  

Aug 28   Charles Boyer, France, actor (Algiers, Fanny, Barefoot in the Park) in the year 1889.  

Aug 29   1st American Intl pro lawn tennis contest (Newport RI) in the year 1889.  

Aug 30   On this day in history edward Ciannelli, Ischia Italy, actor (You Can't Escape Forever)  

Aug 31   In the year 1889 a Provost Idell, father of modern volleyball  

Aug 31   On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Cardboard Box" (BG)  

Sep 03   In the year 1889 cecil Weston, South Africa, actor (Dude Ranch, Huckleberry Finn)  

Sep 06   On this day in history king Kabaka Mwanga of Buganda resigns  

Sep 07   Albert Plesman, aviation pioneer/founder/director (KLM) on this day in history.  

Sep 07   On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Engineer's Thumb" (BG)  

Sep 07   Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of The Engineer's Thumb" (BG) on this day in history.  

Sep 08   Robert A Taft, (Sen-R-Ohio, Taft-Hartley Act) on this day in history.  

Sep 10   Vilem Petrzelka, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 11   Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Crooked Man" (BG) in the year 1889.  

Sep 15   Robert Benchley, Worcester MA, humorist (My 10 Years in a Quandary) in the year 1889.  

Sep 16   Claude A Barnett, founder (Associated Negro Press) in the year 1889.  

Sep 19   In the year 1889 ernest Truex, KC Mo, actor (Pop-Pete & Gladys, Mr Peepers)  

Sep 21   Otto Forst de Battaglia, Austrian diplomat/genealogist in the year 1889.  

Sep 23   In the year 1889 nintendo Koppai (Later Nintendo Company, Limited) founded by Fusajiro Yamauchi to produce and market the playing card game Hanafuda.  

Sep 23   Walter Lippmann, NYC, journalist/political writer (Men of Dystany) on this day in history.  

Sep 23   In the year 1889 william W Collins, English writer (Moonstone), dies  

Sep 24   In the year 1889 alexander Dey patents dial time recorder  

Sep 25   George Douglas Howard Cole, socialist/novelist in the year 1889.  

Sep 26   On this day in history martin Heidegger, Germany, Existentialist (Being & Time)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1889

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of alexander Smallens, St Petersburg, Russia, conductor  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of charles Bickford, Cambridge Mass, actor (John-The Virginian)  

Jan 01   In the year 1889 birth of tadeusz Jarecki, composer  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of tom Dugan, Dublin Ireland, actor (Circus Clown, Drag, Skyway)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of tito Schipa, Italy, tenor/composer (La Rondine)  

Jan 02   Walter Baldwin, Ohio, actor (Gay Amigo) was born in the year 1889.  

Jan 04   Albertus W "Albert" van Dalsum, actor/director (Abandoned Child) was born in the year 1889.  

Jan 05   Albert van Dalsum, Dutch actor/director (Little Rascal) [or 1899] was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1889

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   On this day in history martin Andreas Udbye, composer, dies at 68  

Jan 13   Solomon Bundy, American politician (b. 1823) died in the year 1889.  

Jan 14   Ema Puksec, Croatian singer (b. 1834) died on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history juan Montalvo, Ecuadorian author (Siete Tratados), dies at 56  

Jan 27   Ivan S Aksakov, Russian journalist, dies at 65 in the year 1889.  

Jan 30   Crown Prince Rudolph of Austria (b. 1858) died on this day in history.  

Feb 01   In the year 1889 joseph Gungl, composer, dies at 78  

Feb 03   On this day in history death of belle Starr, US female gangster, murdered at 40  

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