On This Day

What Happened on November 20, 1889

Historical Events

  • Gustav Mahler's 1st Symphony premieres in Budapest and is not well received

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestEdwin Hubble

Edwin Hubble, American astronomer (discoverer of galaxies, red shift), born in Marshfield, Missouri (d. 1953)

Astronomer Edwin Hubble
Edwin Hubble

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? 131 years and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio