September 28, 1889 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • The first General Conference on Weights and Measures (CGPM) defines the length of a meter as the distance between two lines on a standard bar of an alloy of platinum with ten percent iridium, measured at the melting point of ice

Birthdays in History

  • Carlos I King of Portugal, Lisbon (1889-1908)