1889 in History (Part 2)

Events in History


Birthdays in History

Birthdays 101 - 124 of 124

  • Oct 5 Teresa de la Parra, Venezuelan writer (d. 1936)
  • Oct 6 Maria Dabrowska, Polish writer (Noce I Dnie)
  • Oct 8 C. E. Woolman, American airline founder (d. 1966)
  • Oct 10 Han [Henricus A] Van Meegeren, Dutch painter/art forger (Vermeer)
  • Oct 14 Jean Canneel, Flemish sculptor
  • Oct 18 Fannie Hurst, novelist (Anatomy of Me)
  • Oct 27 Enid Bagnold, novelist (Chalk Garden, 1956 Award of Merit)
  • Nov 1 Philip John Noel-Baker, statesman/disarmament advocate (Nobel 1959)
  • Nov 3 Heinrich Campendonk, German painter/wood carver/glazer
  • Nov 12 DeWitt Wallace, publisher, founded Readers Digest (1921), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Nov 14 Jawaharlal Nehru, 1st Indian PM (1947-64)
  • Nov 16 August Croegaert, Flemish liturgist
  • Nov 16 George S Kaufman, playwright (This is Show Business), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 18 Maria Realino, [Frederikus Janssen], teacher (Botany of Curacao)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 20 Edwin Hubble, American astronomer (discoverer of galaxies, red shift) born in Marshfield, Missouri (d. 1953)

Astronomer Edwin Hubble
Astronomer
Edwin Hubble
  • Nov 24 Cissy van Marxfield, [Setske Beek-de Haan], Dutch author
  • Nov 30 Edgar D Adrian, English physiologist (Nobel 1932)
  • Dec 8 W Hervey Allen, US writer/poet (Anthony Adverse)
  • Dec 11 Paul Kornfeld, Czech playwright, born in Prague (d. 1942)
  • Dec 11 Walter Knott, American farmer (d. 1981)
  • Dec 21 Sewall Wright, American biologist (d. 1988)
  • Dec 22 Mikha`il Na'imah, Lebanon, playwright
  • Dec 28 Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau
  • Dec 30 Georg von der Vring, German painter/writer (Soldier Suhren)

Weddings in History


Deaths in History