On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1889

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrian Boult, British conductor (BBC Symphony Orchestra, 1930-50; London Philharmonic, 1950-59), born in Chester, England (d. 1983)

Famous Deaths

  • Harry Jupp, English cricketer (scored 63 on Test debut for England in 1877), dies at 47
1889 Highlights

About April 8, 1889

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries