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This article is about the year 1889. For the number, see 1889 (number).
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1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (dominical letter F) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday (dominical letter A) 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. Note that the Julian day for 1889 is 12 calendar days difference, which continued to be used from 1582 until the complete conversion of the Gregorian calendar was entirely done in 1929.

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September 23: Nintendo founded as a playing card manufacturer

Date unknown

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Charlie Chaplin
Adolf Hitler

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Alexander I, King of Serbia

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Jefferson Davis

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References

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  9. "Zigzag Journeys in the Camel Country: Arabia in Picture and Story". World Digital Library. 1911. Retrieved 2013-09-22.