Historical Events in June 1889

  • 3rd The Canadian Pacific Railway is completed from coast to coast.
  • 6th Great Fire in Seattle destroys 25 downtown blocks
  • 8th Cable Cars begin service in LA
  • 8th Start of Sherlock Holmes Adventure "Boscombe Valley Mystery" (BG)
  • 12th 88 are killed in the Armagh rail disaster near Armagh in what is now Northern Ireland.
  • 13th 2' of snow accumulates in Rawlins, Wyoming
  • 13th 23rd Belmont: W Hayward aboard Eric wins in 2:47.25
  • 15th Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Stockbroker's Clerk" (BG)
  • 15th 3rd U.S. Women's National Championship: Bertha Townsend beats Lida Voorhees (7-5, 6-2)
  • 19th Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Man with the Twisted Lip"
  • 22nd Louisville Colonels set ML baseball record with 26th consecutive loss