On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1889

Famous Birthdays

  • Conrad Aiken, American Pulitzer poet and writer (Ushant/Conversation), born in Savannah, Georgia (d. 1973)

Famous Deaths

  • Willem Ruys J Dz, Dutch ship owner, dies at 80
1889 Highlights

About August 5, 1889

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo