July 1889 in History

Events in History

Event of Interest

Jul 1 Frederick Douglass named US Minister to Haiti

  • Jul 1 US mint at Carson City, Nevada reopens
  • Jul 4 Washington state constitutional convention holds 1st meeting
  • Jul 8 Wall Street Journal begins publishing
  • Jul 11 Tijuana in Mexico becomes a city

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 9 Léo Dandurand, American-Canadian hockey executive, born in Bourbonnais, Illinois (d. 1964)
  • Jul 11 Alfred E. Green, American film director (Copacabana, The Jolson Story), born in Perris, California (d. 1960)
  • Jul 13 Louise of Mountbatten, Queen of Sweden (d. 1965)

Ante PavelićAnte Pavelić (1889-1959)

Jul 14 Croatian leader of Nazi Germany puppet Independent State of Croatia, born in Bradina, Austria-Hungary

Erle Stanley GardnerErle Stanley Gardner (1889-1970)

Jul 17 American detective writer (Perry Mason), born in Malden, Massachusetts

  • Jul 29 Karl Otten, German Expressionist writer, born in Oberkrüchten (d. 1963)

Deaths in History

  • Jul 10 Julia Gardiner Tyler, 2nd wife of President John Tyler (1841-45), dies at 69
  • Jul 11 Gyula Reviczky, Hungarian author and poet, dies at 34
  • Jul 13 Robert Hamerling, Austrian poet (b. 1830)
  • Jul 16 Michele Amari, Sicilian patriot, Italian revolutionary and historian, dies at 83
  • Jul 21 Nelson Dewey, American politician, 1st Governor of Wisconsin (b. 1813)