1889

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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.

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September 23: Nintendo founded as a playing card manufacturer

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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 February 25, 2008. Retrieved 2008-01-29. 
  4. ^ Batty, David (18 May 2005). "Timeline: a history of child protection". The Guardian. Retrieved 2010-09-15. 
  5. ^ "The Historical Don". Retrieved 2015-05-15. 
  6. ^ Donald Beaty et al., "Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers 11th Ed.", McGraw Hill, 1978
  7. ^ "ACW's Insulator Info - Book Reference Info - History of Electrical Systems and Cables". 
  8. ^ R. M. Black The History of Electric Wires and Cables, Peter Perigrinus, London 1983 ISBN 0-86341-001-4 pages 94–96
  9. ^ "Zigzag Journeys in the Camel Country: Arabia in Picture and Story". World Digital Library. 1911. Retrieved 2013-09-22. 

Further reading and year books[edit]

  • 1889 Annual Cyclopedia online, Highly detailed global coverage