On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1889

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Daniel Williams forms Provident Hospital in Chicago

Heart Surgeon Daniel Williams
Heart Surgeon
Daniel Williams

Famous Birthdays

  • Franklin Pangborn, American actor (My Best Gal, Hats Off, Easy Living), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1958)
  • Prosper Arents, Flemish bibliographer (Rubens-bibliography)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexandre Cabanel, French painter (Birth of Venus), dies at 65
1889 Highlights

About January 23, 1889

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

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius