Historical Events In 1889
Monday, 06 July 2020
Mar 31 On this day in history 300m Eiffel Tower officially opens (commemorates French Revolution)
Mar 31 On this day in history alexander Gustave Eiffel raised the French flag at the top of his tower in Paris.
Mar 31 In the year 1889 the Eiffel Tower in Paris, 985ft tall, was officially opened
Apr 01 1st dishwashing machine marketed (Chicago) on this day in history.
Apr 03 In the year 1889 grigoras Dinicu, composer
Apr 03 Savings Bank of Order of True Reformers opens in Richmond, Va on this day in history.
Apr 03 Savings Bank of the Order of True Reformers opens in Richmond VA on this day in history.
Apr 04 Thomas T H Jorissen, historian, dies at 56 in the year 1889.
Apr 05 Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of The Copper Beeches" (BG) in the year 1889.
Apr 05 On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes' "Adventure of Copper Beeches" (BG)
Apr 06 On this day in history barry Macollum, Northern Ireland
Apr 06 In the year 1889 george Eastman places Kodak Camera on sale for 1st time
Apr 08 Adrian Boult, Chester England, conductor/composer (BBC Sym Orch) in the year 1889.
Apr 08 Henry Jupp, cricketer (scored 63 on Test debut for Engl in 1877), dies in the year 1889.
Apr 09 On this day in history efrem Zimbalist, Rostov on Don Russia, composer/violinist
Apr 11 On this day in history nick La Rocca, US coronetist/composer (Tiger Rag)
Apr 14 Adolph Hitler, Austria, dictator of Nazi Germany (1936-45)[NS=Apr 20] on this day in history.
Apr 15 Asa Philip Randolph, labor leader (Railroad Porter's Union) in the year 1889.
Apr 16 Charlie Chaplin, (Tramp), comedian (City Lights)/IBM salesman on this day in history.
Apr 16 In the year 1889 the birth of Charlie Chaplin, American silent film actor and director
Apr 18 In Germany First distant earthquake recorded. Ernst von Rebeur-Paschwitz made the first known recordings of a distant earthquake in the year 1889.
Apr 18 In Japan a 7+ quake occured near east coast of Honshu, Japan. Teleseism first identified on a seismogram. The instruments were horizontal pendulums, designed by Ernst von Rebeur-Paschwitz to measure slight changes in the direction of the vertical. Two of these pendulums, located in Potsdam and Wilhelmshaven, recorded a large earthquake on April 17, 1889. The earthquake had been felt in Japan about an hour before it was recorded in Germany on this day in history.
Apr 18 Jessie Street, Austrialian pro womans/aborigine rights fighter in the year 1889.
Apr 19 On this day in history warren De La Rue, astronomer/chemist, dies
Apr 20 Adolph Hitler, Braunau Austria, dictator of Nazi Germany (1936-45) in the year 1889.
Apr 20 On this day in history the birth of Adolf Hitler, Dictator of Germany
Apr 22 On this day in history ludwig Renn, writer
Apr 22 On this day in history oklahoma land rush officially started
Apr 22 In the year 1889 oklahoma land rush officially started; some were "sooner"
Apr 22 Oklahoma Territory lands formerly reserved for Native Americans are opened to white homesteaders by President Harrison at high noon in the year 1889.
Apr 23 In the year 1889 charles Warrell, big Chief I-Spy writer/teacher
Apr 24 In the year 1889 [Richard] Stafford Cripps, Engl min of Plane-manufacturing (1942-45)
Apr 25 Charles Kellaway, cricketer (great Australian all-rounder of 1920's) in the year 1889.
Apr 26 Ludwig Wittgenstein, Austria, philosopher (Tractatus) on this day in history.