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

Historic Event

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Li Ta-chao [Dazhao], Chinese intellectual and co-founder with Mao Zedong of Chinese Communist Party, born in Laoting, Zhili Province (now Hebei), China (d. 1927)
1889 Highlights

About October 29, 1889

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 11 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio