Historical Events in June 1889

  • Jun 3 The Canadian Pacific Railway is completed from coast to coast
  • Jun 4 Boston Beaneaters MLB pitcher John Clarkson is first to throw an "immaculate inning" (strikes out 3 batters on 9 pitches) in a 4-2 win over Philadelphia Quakers at South End Grounds
  • Jun 6 Great Fire in Seattle destroys 25 downtown blocks
  • Jun 8 Cable Cars begin service in LA
  • Jun 12 88 people are killed in the Armagh rail disaster, Ireland.
  • Jun 13 2' of snow accumulates in Rawlins, Wyoming
  • Jun 13 23rd Belmont: W Hayward aboard Eric wins in 2:47.25
  • Jun 15 US National Championship Women's Tennis, Philadelphia Cricket Club: Defending champion Bertha Townsend beats Lida Voorhees 7-5, 6-2
  • Jun 22 Louisville Colonels set ML baseball record with 26th consecutive loss