Historical Events In 1889
Wednesday, 05 August 2020
Nov 02 North Dakota becomes 39th & South Dakota becomes 40th state in the year 1889.
Nov 02 North Dakota becomes 39th and South Dakota becomes the 40th state in the year 1889.
Nov 03 On this day in history chaplain AriÃ«ns founds 1st roman catholic workers group
Nov 03 Heinrich Campendonk, German painter/wood carver/glazer on this day in history.
Nov 04 On this day in history alton Augustus Adams, composer
Nov 04 Players League begins, declaring independence from baseball's NL on this day in history.
Nov 05 On this day in history idaho's constitution is adopted.
Nov 07 George Davis, Netherlands, actor (Devil May Care) on this day in history.
Nov 08 Montana admitted as 41st state in the year 1889.
Nov 08 On this day in history montana becomes the 41st state of the Union.
Nov 09 On this day in history snub Pollard, Melbourne Australia, actor (Don't Shove, Arizona Days)
Nov 10 On this day in history claude Rains, London, actor (Invisible Man, Casablanca)
Nov 11 In the year 1889 washington admitted as 42nd state
Nov 12 On this day in history deWitt Wallace, St Paul Minn, publisher, founded Readers Digest (1921)
Nov 14 In the year 1889 jawaharlal Nehru, 1st Indian PM (1947-64)
Nov 14 New York World reporter Nellie Bly (Elizabeth Cochrane) began her attempt to surpass fictitious journey of Jules Verne's Phileas Fogg by traveling around world in less than 80 days She succeeded, finishing the trip in January in 72 days and 6 hours on this day in history.
Nov 14 In the year 1889 nY World's Nellie Bly (Liz Cochrane) begins 72 day world trip
Nov 15 Dom Pedro II, Emperor of Brazil, deposed; republic proclaimed in the year 1889.
Nov 16 In the year 1889 august Croegaert, Flemish liturgist
Nov 17 Union Pacific begins daily through service, Chicago-Portland & SF on this day in history.
Nov 17 In the year 1889 union Pacific begins daily through service, Chicago-Portland and San Francisco
Nov 18 Maria Realino, [Frederikus Janssen], teacher (Botany of Curacao) on this day in history.
Nov 18 Oahu Railway begins public service in Hawaii in the year 1889.
Nov 18 On this day in history william Allingham, Irish poet (Day & Night Songs), dies at 68
Nov 20 Edwin Hubble, astronomer (discoverer of galaxies, red shift) in the year 1889.
Nov 20 Gustav Mahler's 1st Symphony in the year 1889.
Nov 23 On this day in history debut of 1st jukebox (Palais Royale Saloon, San Francisco)
Nov 23 In the year 1889 the first ‘Nickel-in-the-Slot’ (jukebox) was placed in service on this day in the Palais Royal Saloon in San Francisco, California. Juke, at the time, was a slang word for a a disorderly house, or house of ill repute.
Nov 24 In the year 1889 albert J Sylvester, England, ballroom dancer (Alex Moor Award-1977)
Nov 27 1st permit issued to drive a car through Central Park (Curtis P Brady) on this day in history.
Nov 27 Curtis P. Brady was issued the first permit to drive an automobile through Central Park in New York City. Mr. Brady had to pledge to New York's finest that he would not frighten the horses in the park on this day in history.
Nov 30 Edgar D Adrian, English physiologist (Nobel 1932) in the year 1889.
Dec 03 In the year 1889 baltasar Saldoni, composer, dies at 82
Dec 04 In the year 1889 buck Jones, [Charles F Gebhart], US actor (War Horse)