What Happened in May 1889

  • Wham Paymaster Robbery

    One of the most notorious crimes of the Southwest, possibly the only instance of an attack by white men upon American soldiery, since has been... Read more

  • The Johnstown Flood

    The Johnstown Flood disaster (or Great Flood of 1889 as it became known locally) occurred on May 31, 1889. It was the result of the failure of the... Read more