What Happened on September 23, 1889

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Nintendo Koppai (Later Nintendo Company, Limited) founded by Fusajiro Yamauchi to produce and market the playing card game Hanafuda.

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Walter Lippmann, American journalist/political writer (Public Opinion), born in NYC, New York

Writer and Political Commentator Walter Lippmann
Writer and Political Commentator
Walter Lippmann

Famous Deaths

  • [William] Wilkie Collins, English writer (The Moonstone), dies at 65