On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1889

Historical Events

  • Daniel Stover & William Hance patent bicycle with back pedal brake

Famous Birthdays

  • Vladimir Sokoloff, Russian actor (Road to Morocco), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1962)

Famous Deaths

  • Jan Jakob Lodewijk ten Kate, Dutch poet and clergyman (b. 1819)
1889 Highlights

About December 24, 1889

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn