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What Happened on March 31, 1889

Historical Events


FranceEiffel Tower Opens

Eiffel Tower officially opens in Paris. Built for the Exposition Universelle, at 300m high it retains the record for the tallest man made structure for 41 years.

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The Eiffel Tower on opening day in Paris
The Eiffel Tower on opening day in Paris
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1889 Highlights

About March 31, 1889

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries