Historical Events in November 1889

  • Nov 2 North Dakota becomes 39th & South Dakota becomes 40th state in the United States
  • Nov 3 Chaplain AriĆ«ns founds first roman catholic workers group
  • Nov 4 Players League begins, declaring independence from baseball's NL
  • Nov 5 Louisa Woosley first women to be ordained as a minister in any Presbyterian denomination (US Cumberland Presbyterian Church).
  • Nov 8 Montana admitted as 41st state of the Union
  • Nov 11 Washington admitted as 42nd state of USA
  • Nov 11 29th British Golf Open: Willie Park, Jr. shoots a 155 at Musselburgh Links

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Nov 14 New York World reporter Nellie Bly (Elizabeth Cochrane) began her attempt to surpass fictitious journey of Jules Verne's Phileas Fogg by traveling around world in less than 80 days She succeeded, finishing the trip in January in 72 days and 6 hours

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Jules Verne
  • Nov 15 Dom Pedro II, Emperor of Brazil, deposed; republic proclaimed
  • Nov 17 Union Pacific begins daily through service, Chicago-Portland & SF
  • Nov 18 Oahu Railway begins public service in Hawaii
  • Nov 20 Gustav Mahler's 1st Symphony
  • Nov 23 Debut of 1st jukebox (Palais Royale Saloon, San Francisco)
  • Nov 27 1st permit issued to drive a car through Central Park (Curtis P Brady)
  • Nov 27 Hermann Sudermann's "Ehre" premieres in Berlin