1889

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This article is about the year 1889. For the number, see 1889 (number).
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 18th century19th century20th century
Decades: 1850s  1860s  1870s  – 1880s –  1890s  1900s  1910s
Years: 1886 1887 188818891890 1891 1892
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1889 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1889
MDCCCLXXXIX
Ab urbe condita 2642
Armenian calendar 1338
ԹՎ ՌՅԼԸ
Assyrian calendar 6639
Bahá'í calendar 45–46
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 1811–1812
 - Kali Yuga 4990–4991
Holocene calendar 11889
Igbo calendar 889–890
Iranian calendar 1267–1268
Islamic calendar 1306–1307
Japanese calendar Meiji 22
(明治22年)
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4222
Minguo calendar 23 before ROC
民前23年
Thai solar calendar 2432


Year 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

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September 23: Nintendo founded as a playing card manufacturer

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Charlie Chaplin
Adolf Hitler

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Jefferson Davis

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References[edit]

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  2. ^ Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  3. ^ "The Great Dock Strike". PortCities project. Archived from the original on 25 February 2008. Retrieved 2008-01-29. 
  4. ^ Batty, David (18 May 2005). "Timeline: a history of child protection". The Guardian. Retrieved 2010-09-15. 
  5. ^ Donald Beaty et al., "Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers 11th Ed.", McGraw Hill, 1978
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  8. ^ "Zigzag Journeys in the Camel Country: Arabia in Picture and Story". World Digital Library. 1911. Retrieved 2013-09-22.