Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1889 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1889
MDCCCLXXXIX
Ab urbe condita2642
Armenian calendar1338
ԹՎ ՌՅԼԸ
Assyrian calendar6639
Bahá'í calendar45–46
Balinese saka calendar1810–1811
Bengali calendar1296
Berber calendar2839
British Regnal year52 Vict. 1 – 53 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar2433
Burmese calendar1251
Byzantine calendar7397–7398
Chinese calendar戊子(Earth Rat)
4585 or 4525
    — to —
己丑年 (Earth Ox)
4586 or 4526
Coptic calendar1605–1606
Discordian calendar3055
Ethiopian calendar1881–1882
Hebrew calendar5649–5650
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1945–1946
 - Shaka Samvat1810–1811
 - Kali Yuga4989–4990
Holocene calendar11889
Igbo calendar889–890
Iranian calendar1267–1268
Islamic calendar1306–1307
Japanese calendarMeiji 22
(明治22年)
Javanese calendar1818–1819
Julian calendarGregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar4222
Minguo calendar23 before ROC
民前23年
Nanakshahi calendar421
Thai solar calendar2431–2432
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.

Events

January 30: Rudolf & Maria at Mayerling.

January–March

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

April–June

April 22: Land Run

July–September

October–December

September 23: Nintendo founded as a playing card manufacturer
September 23: Nintendo founded as a playing card manufacturer

Date unknown

Panama, yellow fever
Capilano Bridge.

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
Ante Pavelić

August

September

October

Carl von Ossietzky

November

Claude Rains

December

Robert Maestri

Date unknown

Deaths

January–June

Belle Starr
Youssef Bey Karam
Father Damien

July–December

James Prescott Joule
August Ahlqvist

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Further reading and year books