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

Edwin Hubble

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

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? 132 years and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio