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Historical Events In 1889

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

Aug 15   In the year 1889 the Great London dock strike from August 15 to September 16 helps extend British trade unionism from the skilled classes to the less skilled  

Aug 17   In the year 1889 ernst Franck, German composer/conductor, dies at 42  

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

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

Aug 20   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   In the year 1889 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 in the year 1889.  

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   In the year 1889 king Kabaka Mwanga of Buganda resigns  

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

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) on this day in history.  

Sep 16   On this day in history claude A Barnett, founder (Associated Negro Press)  

Sep 19   On this day in history 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   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   William W Collins, English writer (Moonstone), dies in the year 1889.  

Sep 24   Alexander Dey patents dial time recorder in the year 1889.  

Sep 25   George Douglas Howard Cole, socialist/novelist on this day in history.  

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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   Tadeusz Jarecki, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1889.  

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

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

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   On this day in history 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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