What Happened on August 31, 1889

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Cardboard Box" (BG)

Famous Birthdays

  • A Provost Idell, father of modern volleyball
  • Bombardier Billy Wells [William Thomas Wells], English heavyweight boxer (Lionsdale Belt, 1911), born in London, England (d. 1967)