What Happened on October 20, 1889

Historical Events

Theater Premiere

Gerhart Hauptmann's play "Vor Sonnenaufgang" (Before Dawn) premieres in Berlin to a scandalous reception

Famous Birthdays

  • Margaret Dumont, American actress and Marx Brothers' comic foil (Day at the Races), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1965)
Born in 1889
1889 Highlights

About October 20, 1889

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra