Historical Events In 1889
Thursday, 03 December 2020
Mar 31 300m Eiffel Tower officially opens (commemorates French Revolution) on this day in history.
Mar 31 Alexander Gustave Eiffel raised the French flag at the top of his tower in Paris in the year 1889.
Mar 31 The Eiffel Tower in Paris, 985ft tall, was officially opened in the year 1889.
Apr 01 In the year 1889 1st dishwashing machine marketed (Chicago)
Apr 03 In the year 1889 grigoras Dinicu, composer
Apr 03 On this day in history savings Bank of Order of True Reformers opens in Richmond, Va
Apr 03 In the year 1889 savings Bank of the Order of True Reformers opens in Richmond VA
Apr 04 On this day in history thomas T H Jorissen, historian, dies at 56
Apr 05 On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of The Copper Beeches" (BG)
Apr 05 In the year 1889 start of Sherlock Holmes' "Adventure of Copper Beeches" (BG)
Apr 06 Barry Macollum, Northern Ireland on this day in history.
Apr 06 On this day in history george Eastman places Kodak Camera on sale for 1st time
Apr 08 In the year 1889 adrian Boult, Chester England, conductor/composer (BBC Sym Orch)
Apr 08 On this day in history henry Jupp, cricketer (scored 63 on Test debut for Engl in 1877), dies
Apr 09 Efrem Zimbalist, Rostov on Don Russia, composer/violinist on this day in history.
Apr 11 In the year 1889 nick La Rocca, US coronetist/composer (Tiger Rag)
Apr 14 In the year 1889 adolph Hitler, Austria, dictator of Nazi Germany (1936-45)[NS=Apr 20]
Apr 15 Asa Philip Randolph, labor leader (Railroad Porter's Union) on this day in history.
Apr 16 On this day in history charlie Chaplin, (Tramp), comedian (City Lights)/IBM salesman
Apr 16 The birth of Charlie Chaplin, American silent film actor and director in the year 1889.
Apr 18 In the year 1889 in Germany First distant earthquake recorded. Ernst von Rebeur-Paschwitz made the first known recordings of a distant earthquake.
Apr 18 In the year 1889 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
Apr 18 Jessie Street, Austrialian pro womans/aborigine rights fighter in the year 1889.
Apr 19 In the year 1889 warren De La Rue, astronomer/chemist, dies
Apr 20 In the year 1889 adolph Hitler, Braunau Austria, dictator of Nazi Germany (1936-45)
Apr 20 The birth of Adolf Hitler, Dictator of Germany in the year 1889.
Apr 22 On this day in history ludwig Renn, writer
Apr 22 In the year 1889 oklahoma land rush officially started
Apr 22 On this day in history 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 Charles Warrell, big Chief I-Spy writer/teacher on this day in history.
Apr 24 [Richard] Stafford Cripps, Engl min of Plane-manufacturing (1942-45) in the year 1889.
Apr 25 In the year 1889 charles Kellaway, cricketer (great Australian all-rounder of 1920's)
Apr 26 Ludwig Wittgenstein, Austria, philosopher (Tractatus) in the year 1889.