On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1889

Historical Events

  • William Gray of Hartford, Connecticut patents the coin-operated telephone

Famous Birthdays

  • Camillien Houde, French Canadian politician and Mayor of Montreal, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1958)
1889 Highlights

About August 13, 1889

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 3 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo