Historical Events in April 1889

  • Apr 1 1st dishwashing machine marketed (Chicago)
  • Apr 3 Savings Bank of Order of True Reformers opens in Richmond, Va
  • Apr 5 Start of Sherlock Holmes' "Adventure of Copper Beeches" (BG)

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Apr 6 George Eastman begins selling his Kodak flexible rolled film for the first time

Founder of the Eastman Kodak Company George Eastman
Founder of the Eastman Kodak Company
George Eastman
  • Apr 22 Oklahoma land rush officially starts
  • Apr 30 1st US national holiday, on centennial of Washington's inauguration