On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1889

Historical Events

  • "World Championship" Baseball Series, Polo Grounds, NYC: defending champion NY Giants (NL) beat Brooklyn Bridegrooms (AA), 3-2 in Game 9 to claim series, 6-3

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Queen Victoria grants Cecil Rhodes rights to Zambezia

British Businessman and Imperialist Politician Cecil Rhodes
British Businessman and Imperialist Politician
Cecil Rhodes
Queen of the United Kingdom Queen Victoria
Queen of the United Kingdom
Queen Victoria
  • Stanley Park dedicated in Vancouver, BC
1889 Highlights

About October 29, 1889

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 131 years
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio