What Happened on August 19, 1889

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Waley, English sinologist, translator from Chinese & Japanese, born in Tunbridge Wells, England (d. 1966)

Famous Deaths

  • Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam, French writer (Contes cruels), dies at 60
1889 Highlights

About August 19, 1889

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo