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, American novelist (Anatomy of Me), born in Hamilton, Ohio (d. 1968)
Born in 1889

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? 133 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra