On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 1889

Historical Events

Film & TV History

George Eastman begins selling his Kodak flexible rolled film for the first time

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Macollum, Irish actor (The Trouble with Harry), born in Ireland (d. 1971)
  • Gabriela Mistral [Lucila Godoy y Alcayaga], poet (Noebel Prize 1945) and diplomat, born in Vicuña, Chile (d. 1957)
1889 Highlights

About April 6, 1889

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries