On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1889

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Barnard College is founded in New York City after Columbia University refuses to accept women

Famous Birthdays

  • Han [Henricus Antonius] van Meegeren, Dutch painter and art forger (Vermeer), born in Deventer, Netherlands (d. 1947)

Famous Deaths

  • Adolf von Henselt, German composer, dies at 75