On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1889

Famous Birthdays

  • A Provost Idell, father of modern volleyball
  • Bombardier Billy Wells [William Thomas Wells], English heavyweight boxer (Lonsdale Belt, 1911), born in London, England (d. 1967)
1889 Highlights

About August 31, 1889

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo