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June 8, 1889 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Cable Cars begin service in LA

Birthdays in History

  • Josef Hromádka, Czech theologist (Lenin prize 1957), born in Hodslavice, Moravia (d. 1969)

Deaths in History

  • Gerard Manley Hopkins, English poet (Windhover), dies at 54
1889 in History