On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1889

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Smallens, conductor, born in St Petersburg, Russia
  • Charles Bickford, American actor (Dynamite, The Virginian), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 1967)
  • Tadeusz Jarecki, composer
  • Tom Dugan, Irish actor (Circus Clown, Drag, Skyway), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1955)
1889 Highlights

About January 1, 1889

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 6 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn