On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1889

Historical Events

  • First all-NYC "World Championship" Baseball Series; New York Giants (NL) play Brooklyn Bridegrooms (AA); Giants go on to win series, 6-3

Famous Birthdays

  • Fannie Hurst, novelist (Anatomy of Me)

Famous Deaths

  • Antonio Meucci, Italian inventor (invented a telephone-like device), dies at 81
1889 Highlights

About October 18, 1889

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra