On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1889

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Warrell, English schoolteacher and creator of the I-Spy books, born in Farmborough, Somerset (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • Jules-Amédée Barbey d’Aurevilly, French writer and critic, dies at 80
1889 Highlights

About April 23, 1889

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus