What Happened on April 15, 1889

Famous Birthdays

  • A. Philip Randolph, American labor leader (Railroad Porter's Union), born in Crescent City, Florida (d. 1979)
  • Thomas Hart Benton, American painter and muralist (Lonesome Road), born in Neosho, Missouri (d. 1975)
Born in 1889

Famous Deaths

  • Father Damien [Joseph de Veuster], Belgian priest and missionary who helped lepers in Hawaii, dies of leprosy at 49
1889 Highlights

About April 15, 1889

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 134 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries