On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1889

Historical Events

  • Debut of 1st jukebox (Palais Royale Saloon, San Francisco)

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestAlexander Patch

Alexander Patch, American WWII general (Guadalcanal Campaign, Operation Dragoon), born in Fort Huachuca, Arizona (d. 1945)

US WWII General Alexander Patch
US WWII General
Alexander Patch
  • Harry Sunderland, Australian rugby league identity (d. 1964)
1889 Highlights

About November 23, 1889

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 131 years and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius