1889

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1889 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1889
MDCCCLXXXIX
Ab urbe condita 2642
Armenian calendar 1338
ԹՎ ՌՅԼԸ
Assyrian calendar 6639
Bahá'í calendar 45–46
Balinese saka calendar 1810–1811
Bengali calendar 1296
Berber calendar 2839
British Regnal year 52  Vict. 1   53  Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar 2433
Burmese calendar 1251
Byzantine calendar 7397–7398
Chinese calendar 戊子(Earth  Rat)
4585 or 4525
     to 
己丑年 (Earth  Ox)
4586 or 4526
Coptic calendar 1605–1606
Discordian calendar 3055
Ethiopian calendar 1881–1882
Hebrew calendar 5649–5650
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1945–1946
 - Shaka Samvat 1810–1811
 - Kali Yuga 4989–4990
Holocene calendar 11889
Igbo calendar 889–890
Iranian calendar 1267–1268
Islamic calendar 1306–1307
Japanese calendar Meiji 22
(明治22年)
Javanese calendar 1818–1819
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4222
Minguo calendar 23 before ROC
民前23年
Nanakshahi calendar 421
Thai solar calendar 2431–2432
Tibetan calendar 阳土鼠年
(male Earth-Rat)
2015 or 1634 or 862
     to 
阴土牛年
(female Earth-Ox)
2016 or 1635 or 863

1889 ( MDCCCLXXXIX ) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar  and a common year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar , the 1889th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 889th year of the 2nd millennium , the 89th year of the 19th century , and the 10th and last year of the 1880s decade. As of the start of 1889, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

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Events

January 30: Rudolf & Maria at Mayerling.

JanuaryMarch

The Eiffel Tower is inaugurated on March 31, thus becoming the tallest structure in the world

AprilJune

April 22: Land Run.

JulySeptember

OctoberDecember

September 23: Nintendo founded as a playing card manufacturer

Date unknown

Panama, yellow fever.

Births

January

February

Ernest Tyldesley
Edward Hanson

March

Oren E. Long

April

Charlie Chaplin
Adolf Hitler
Manuel Prado Ugarteche

May

Ouyang Yuqian
Igor Sikorsky

June

Beno Gutenberg

July

Jean Cocteau

August

September

October

Carl von Ossietzky

November

Claude Rains

December

Robert Maestri

Date unknown

Deaths

JanuaryJune

Belle Starr
Youssef Bey Karam
Father Damien
Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada

JulyDecember

James Prescott Joule
King Luis I of Portugal

Date unknown

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