On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 1889

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl von Ossietzky, German journalist and pacifist (Nobel Peace Prize 1935), born in Hamburg, German Empire (d. 1938)

Famous Deaths

  • Karel Miry, Belgian composer (De Vlaamse Leeuw), dies at 66
1889 Highlights

About October 3, 1889

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 132 years and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra