On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1889

Historical Events

  • Cable Cars begin service in LA

Famous Birthdays

  • Josef Hrom√°dka, Czech theologist (Lenin prize 1957), born in Hodslavice, Moravia (d. 1969)

Famous Deaths

  • Gerard Manley Hopkins, English poet (Windhover), dies at 54
1889 Highlights

About June 8, 1889

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 4 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini