What Happened on November 20, 1889

Historical Events

Music Concert

Gustav Mahler premieres his 1st Symphony at the Vigadó Concert Hall, Budapest, Hungary; it is not well received and he revises it several times before publishing 9 years later

Famous Birthdays

Edwin HubbleEdwin Hubble (1889-1953)

American astronomer (discoverer of galaxies, red shift), born in Marshfield, Missouri

Born in 1889

Famous Deaths

  • August Ahlqvist, Finnish poet (Suomalainen Runousoppi), dies at 63
1889 Highlights

About November 20, 1889

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio