What Happened on October 6, 1889

Historical Events

  • First known ascent of the summit of Mt Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest peak, by German climber Hans Meyer and Austrian Ludwig Purtscheller
  • Moulin Rogue opens in Paris

Historic Event

Thomas Edison shows his 1st motion picture

Famous Birthdays

  • Maria Dabrowska, Polish writer (Noce I Dnie)
1889 Highlights

About October 6, 1889

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 3 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra