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Historical Events In 1889

Thursday, 13 May 2021

Aug 13   William Gray patents coin-operated telephone in the year 1889.  

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 in the year 1889.  

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

Aug 19   Arthur Waley, sinologist, translator from Chinese & Japanese on this day in history.  

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

Aug 20   On this day in history witold Friemann, composer  

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

Aug 23   In the year 1889 1st ship-to-shore wireless message received in US (SF)  

Aug 23   In the year 1889 a Lichtenstein, writer  

Aug 23   In the year 1889 the first ship-to-shore wireless message received in US (SF)  

Aug 24   In the year 1889 jan E Matzeliger, Suriname inventor (shoe lacing machine), dies  

Aug 24   On this day in history simon Kimbangu/Kibangu, Congo prophet  

Aug 28   On this day in history charles Boyer, France, actor (Algiers, Fanny, Barefoot in the Park)  

Aug 29   On this day in history 1st American Intl pro lawn tennis contest (Newport RI)  

Aug 30   In the year 1889 edward Ciannelli, Ischia Italy, actor (You Can't Escape Forever)  

Aug 31   A Provost Idell, father of modern volleyball on this day in history.  

Aug 31   In the year 1889 start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Cardboard Box" (BG)  

Sep 03   Cecil Weston, South Africa, actor (Dude Ranch, Huckleberry Finn) in the year 1889.  

Sep 06   King Kabaka Mwanga of Buganda resigns in the year 1889.  

Sep 07   Albert Plesman, aviation pioneer/founder/director (KLM) in the year 1889.  

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

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

Sep 08   In the year 1889 robert A Taft, (Sen-R-Ohio, Taft-Hartley Act)  

Sep 10   In the year 1889 vilem Petrzelka, composer  

Sep 11   Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Crooked Man" (BG) on this day in history.  

Sep 15   Robert Benchley, Worcester MA, humorist (My 10 Years in a Quandary) on this day in history.  

Sep 16   Claude A Barnett, founder (Associated Negro Press) on this day in history.  

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

Sep 21   On this day in history otto Forst de Battaglia, Austrian diplomat/genealogist  

Sep 23   On this day in history 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   William W Collins, English writer (Moonstone), dies in the year 1889.  

Sep 24   Alexander Dey patents dial time recorder on this day in history.  

Sep 25   In the year 1889 george Douglas Howard Cole, socialist/novelist  

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Famous Birthdays In 1889

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1889 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   On this day in history birth of tadeusz Jarecki, composer  

Jan 01   Tom Dugan, Dublin Ireland, actor (Circus Clown, Drag, Skyway) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1889 birth of tito Schipa, Italy, tenor/composer (La Rondine)  

Jan 02   Walter Baldwin, Ohio, actor (Gay Amigo) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1889 birth of albertus W "Albert" van Dalsum, actor/director (Abandoned Child)  

Jan 05   In the year 1889 birth of albert van Dalsum, Dutch actor/director (Little Rascal) [or 1899]  

Famous Deaths In 1889

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   Martin Andreas Udbye, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1889.  

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

Jan 14   In the year 1889 death of ema Puksec, Croatian singer (b. 1834)  

Jan 17   Juan Montalvo, Ecuadorian author (Siete Tratados), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   In the year 1889 ivan S Aksakov, Russian journalist, dies at 65  

Jan 30   In the year 1889 death of crown Prince Rudolph of Austria (b. 1858)  

Feb 01   On this day in history joseph Gungl, composer, dies at 78  

Feb 03   In the year 1889 death of belle Starr, US female gangster, murdered at 40  

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