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Historical Events In 1889

Monday, 13 July 2020

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 17   On this day in history ernst Franck, German composer/conductor, dies at 42  

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   In the year 1889 witold Friemann, composer  

Aug 22   On this day in history john Sanger, circus entrepreneur, dies  

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

Aug 23   A Lichtenstein, writer in the year 1889.  

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

Aug 24   On this day in history jan E Matzeliger, Suriname inventor (shoe lacing machine), dies  

Aug 24   In the year 1889 simon Kimbangu/Kibangu, Congo prophet  

Aug 28   Charles Boyer, France, actor (Algiers, Fanny, Barefoot in the Park) on this day in history.  

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

Aug 30   On this day in history 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   Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Cardboard Box" (BG) in the year 1889.  

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

Sep 06   In the year 1889 king Kabaka Mwanga of Buganda resigns  

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

Sep 08   On this day in history robert A Taft, (Sen-R-Ohio, Taft-Hartley Act)  

Sep 10   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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) in the year 1889.  

Sep 23   On this day in history 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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1889

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Alexander Smallens, St Petersburg, Russia, conductor was born in the year 1889.  

Jan 01   Charles Bickford, Cambridge Mass, actor (John-The Virginian) was born in the year 1889.  

Jan 01   In the year 1889 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   Tito Schipa, Italy, tenor/composer (La Rondine) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1889 birth of walter Baldwin, Ohio, actor (Gay Amigo)  

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

Jan 05   Albert van Dalsum, Dutch actor/director (Little Rascal) [or 1899] was born in the year 1889.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 17   Juan Montalvo, Ecuadorian author (Siete Tratados), dies at 56 in the year 1889.  

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

Jan 30   On this day in history death of crown Prince Rudolph of Austria (b. 1858)  

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

Feb 03   Belle Starr, US female gangster, murdered at 40 died in the year 1889.  

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