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Historical Events In 1889

Thursday, 18 July 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 in the year 1889.  

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

Aug 19   In the year 1889 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   Witold Friemann, composer in the year 1889.  

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   A Lichtenstein, writer in the year 1889.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sep 03   On this day in history cecil Weston, South Africa, actor (Dude Ranch, Huckleberry Finn)  

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

Sep 07   In the year 1889 albert Plesman, aviation pioneer/founder/director (KLM)  

Sep 07   Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Engineer's Thumb" (BG) in the year 1889.  

Sep 07   Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of The Engineer's Thumb" (BG) in the year 1889.  

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) in the year 1889.  

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

Sep 19   Ernest Truex, KC Mo, actor (Pop-Pete & Gladys, Mr Peepers) in the year 1889.  

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

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

Sep 23   On this day in history walter Lippmann, NYC, journalist/political writer (Men of Dystany)  

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

Sep 26   Martin Heidegger, Germany, Existentialist (Being & Time) on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1889 birth of charles Bickford, Cambridge Mass, actor (John-The Virginian)  

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history ivan S Aksakov, Russian journalist, dies at 65  

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

Feb 01   Joseph Gungl, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

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

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