On This Day

What Happened on November 4, 1889

Historical Events

  • Players League begins, declaring independence from baseball's NL

Famous Birthdays

  • Alton Adams, American composer (1st black bandmaster in the United States Navy), born in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands (d. 1987)
1889 Highlights

About November 4, 1889

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio