1889 in History – What happened in year 1889


In history, year 1889 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1889.

Know what happened in 1889:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
11 November Washington, named in honor of the first U.S. president, wasadmitted to the United States as the 42nd state.
22 AprilOver 50,000 people rushed to claim a piece of the available two million acres (8,000 km2) in the Unassigned Lands, the present-day U.S. state of Oklahoma, entirely founding the brand-new Oklahoma City.
31 March The Eiffel Tower was inaugurated in Paris, becoming a global icon of France and one of the most recognizable structures in the world.
02 NovemberThe Dakota Territory, an organized incorporated territory ofthe United States, was split and became the states of North and SouthDakota.
15 NovemberBrazilian Emperor Pedro II was overthrown in a coup led byDeodoro da Fonseca, and Brazil was proclaimed a republic.
18 SeptemberHull House, the United States' most influential settlementhouse, opened in Chicago.
12 JuneRunaway passenger carriages collided with a following trainnear Armagh, present-day Northern Ireland, killing 80 people.
31 March The Eiffel Tower was inaugurated in Paris, becoming a globalicon of France and one of the most recognizable structures in the world.
02 NovemberThe Dakota Territory, an organized incorporated territory ofthe United States, was split and became the states of North and SouthDakota.
08 JulyThe first issue of The Wall Street Journal, the world's mostcirculated business daily newspaper, was published.
11 NovemberWashington, named in honor of the first U.S. president, wasadmitted to the United States as the 42nd state.
11 MayAn attack upon a U.S. Army paymaster and escort resulted in thetheft of over $28,000 and the award of two Medals of Honor.
15 NovemberBrazilian Emperor Pedro II was overthrown in a coup led byDeodoro da Fonseca, and Brazil was proclaimed a republic.
18 SeptemberHull House (pictured), the United States' most influentialsettlement house, opened in Chicago.
22 AprilOver 50,000 people rushed to claim a piece of the availabletwo million acres (8,000 km2) in the Unassigned Lands, the present-dayU.S. state of Oklahoma, entirely founding the brand-new Oklahoma City.
24 AugustThe predominantly Maori New Zealand Native football teamplayed the last match of their 107-game tour, the longest in rugby unionhistory.
29 JuneHyde Park and several other Illinois townships voted to beannexed by Chicago, forming the largest city in area in the UnitedStates and second largest in population.
23 MarchMirza Ghulam Ahmad (pictured), founded the Ahmadiyya Islamicreligious movement in British India.
31 MarchThe Eiffel Tower was inaugurated in Paris, becoming a globalicon of France and one of the most recognizable structures in the world.
08 JanuaryStatistician Herman Hollerith received a patent for hiselectric tabulating machine, the precursor to modern computers.
30 JanuaryArchduke Rudolf, heir to the Austro-Hungarian crown, was founddead in a suicide pact with his mistress Baroness Mary Vetsera inMayerling.
22 AprilOver 50, 000 people rushed to claim a piece of the available two million acres (8, 000 km2) in the Unassigned Lands, the present-day US state of Oklahoma, entirely founding the brand-new Oklahoma City.
12 JuneRunaway passenger carriages collided with a following trainnear Armagh, present-day Northern Ireland, killing 80 people.
08 JulyThe first issue of The Wall Street Journal, the world's most circulated business daily newspaper, was published.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1889:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 MayKi Hajar Dewantara / Philosopher / Indonesia
03 MayFrancis Spellman / Cardinal / United States of America
08 SeptemberRobert A. Taft / Politician / United States of America
09 JulyLéo Dandurand / Ice Hockey Player / United States of America
10 March Toshitsugu Takamatsu / Educator / Japan
10 AugustCharles Darrow / Game Designer / United States of America
10 MayMae Murray / Actress / United States of America
10 February Cevdet Sunay / Politician / Turkey
11 JuneHugo Wieslander / Decathlete / Sweden
15 SeptemberClaude McKay / Poet / United States of America
17 JulyErle Stanley Gardner / Author / United States of America
20 AprilAlbert Jean Amateau / Lawyer / Turkey
22 SeptemberHooks Dauss / Baseball Player / United States of America
23 SeptemberWalter Lippmann / Journalist / United States of America
23 NovemberHarry Sunderland / Business Man / United Kingdom
24 AprilLyubov Popova / Painter / Russia
27 JulyVera Karalli / Choreographer / Russia
28 MayRichard Réti / Author / Czech Republic
29 JuneWillie Macfarlane / Golfer / United States of America
30 NovemberReuvein Margolies / Author / Israel

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1889:

YearName / Profession / Country
02 FebruaryRajkumari Amrit Kaur / Social Worker / India
23 DecemberMehr Chand Mahajan / Lawyer / India
01 JulyBenegal Rama Rau / Economist / India
12 January Mirza Basheer-ud-Din Mahmood Ahmad / Spiritual Leader / India
14 NovemberJawaharlal Nehru / Lawyer / India
30 January Jaishankar Prasad / Poet / India
09 January Vrindavan Lal Verma / Author / India
04 AprilMakhanlal Chaturvedi / Poet / India
01 JulySir Benegal Rama Rau / Civil Servant / India
23 DecemberMehr Chand Mahajan / Politician / India
03 DecemberKhudiram Bose / Freedom Fighter / India
08 MarchGopi Chand Bhargava / Politician / India
01 AprilK. B. Hedgewar / Activist / India
02 FebruaryAmrut Kuar / Politician / India
22 FebruarySwami Sahajanand Saraswati / Writer / India
08 MarchVishwanath Das / Politician / India
14 NovemberPandit jawaharlal nehru / Politician / India
04 January M. Patanjali Sastri / Lawyer / India
14 NovemberJawaharlal Nehru / Politician / India
04 JanuaryM. Patanjali Sastri / Lawyer / India

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