What Happened on September 7, 1889

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Engineer's Thumb" (BG)

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Plesman, Dutch aviation pioneer and founder (KLM), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1953)
  • Bruce Frederick Cummings, English author (Journal of a Disappointed Man), born in barnstaple, England (d. 1919)