What Happened on January 3, 1889

Historical Events

  • Admissions convention meets in Ellensburg, WA, asks for statehood

Nietzsche Collapses

German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche suffers a mental breakdown after supposedly witnessing a horse flogging

Famous Birthdays

  • Nicholas Soussanin, Russian-American actor (Last Command, Captain Fury), born in Yalta part of modern day Crimea, Taurida Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1975)
Born in 1889

About January 3, 1889

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 134 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn