On This Day

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)

Famous Deaths

  • Father Damien, Belgian missionary, dies at 49
1889 Highlights

About April 15, 1889

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries