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 (Olympic Arts bronze, 1928 - Symphony No. 2 (Hellas)), and educator (Royal Danish Academy, 1916-47), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1947)
Born in 1889

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Rosa, German-born violinist and composer (founder of the Rosa opera company that toured UK and US), dies at 47
1889 Highlights

About April 30, 1889

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus