On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 1889

Famous Birthdays

  • Bessie Abramowitz Hillman, Russian-American labor leader (founder of Almalgamated Clothing Workers of America), born in Linoveh, Russia (d. 1970)

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Potocki, premier Austrian/governor/viceroy of Galicia, dies
1889 Highlights

About May 15, 1889

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus