On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1889

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Waley, sinologist, translator from Chinese & Japanese

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? 131 years, 11 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo