On This Day

What Happened on April 30, 1889

Historical Events

  • 1st US national holiday, on centennial of Washington's inauguration

Famous Birthdays

  • Acario Cotapos, Chilean composer, born in Valdivia, Chile (d. 1969)
  • Rudolph Simonsen, Danish composer (Symphony No. 2 - Hellas), and educator (Copenhagen Conservatory, 1916-47), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1947)
1889 Highlights

About April 30, 1889

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus