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Historical Events In 1889

Friday, 15 November 2019

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   In the year 1889 ernst Franck, German composer/conductor, dies at 42  

Aug 19   On this day in history arthur Waley, sinologist, translator from Chinese & Japanese  

Aug 19   Jean MMPA de Villiers de l'isle-Adam, French writer (Axel), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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   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   Simon Kimbangu/Kibangu, Congo prophet in the year 1889.  

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

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

Aug 30   Edward Ciannelli, Ischia Italy, actor (You Can't Escape Forever) on this day in history.  

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

Sep 06   King Kabaka Mwanga of Buganda resigns on this day in history.  

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

Sep 07   In the year 1889 start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Engineer's Thumb" (BG)  

Sep 07   In the year 1889 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   On this day in history vilem Petrzelka, composer  

Sep 11   On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Crooked Man" (BG)  

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

Sep 16   In the year 1889 claude A Barnett, founder (Associated Negro Press)  

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   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   On this day in history walter Lippmann, NYC, journalist/political writer (Men of Dystany)  

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   On this day in history george Douglas Howard Cole, socialist/novelist  

Sep 26   Martin Heidegger, Germany, Existentialist (Being & Time) in the year 1889.  

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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   Charles Bickford, Cambridge Mass, actor (John-The Virginian) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of tadeusz Jarecki, composer  

Jan 01   In the year 1889 birth of tom Dugan, Dublin Ireland, actor (Circus Clown, Drag, Skyway)  

Jan 02   Tito Schipa, Italy, tenor/composer (La Rondine) was born in the year 1889.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of walter Baldwin, Ohio, actor (Gay Amigo)  

Jan 04   Albertus W "Albert" van Dalsum, actor/director (Abandoned Child) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 13   On this day in history death of solomon Bundy, American politician (b. 1823)  

Jan 14   Ema Puksec, Croatian singer (b. 1834) died in the year 1889.  

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

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   Belle Starr, US female gangster, murdered at 40 died on this day in history.  

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