On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1889

Famous Birthdays

  • August Croegaert, Flemish liturgist
  • George S. Kaufman, American playwright (This is Show Business), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1961)
  • Luis Cluzeau-Mortet, Uruguayan composer, born in Montevideo, Uruguay (d. 1957)
1889 Highlights

About November 16, 1889

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 131 years and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio