On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1889

Historical Events

  • 2nd International Congress calls for 1st International Workers Day 1st May 1890 to mark protests in Chicago in 1886

Famous Birthdays

  • John Evans, English cricket batsman (1 Test) and author ('The Escaping Club'), born in Newtown, Hampshire (d. 1960)
1889 Highlights

About May 1, 1889

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus