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1889
Postage Stamps of the United States First Issued in 1889

Presidents: Jan. 1 - Mar. 3: Grover Cleveland · Mar. 4 - Dec. 31: Benjamin Harrison
Postmasters General: Jan. 1 - Mar. 4: Don M. Dickinson · Mar. 5 - Dec. 31: John Wanamaker
Admitted to the Union: North Dakota(Nov. 2); South Dakota (Nov. 2); Montana (Nov. 8); Washington (Nov. 11)
Domestic Letter Rate: 2¢ per oz. · Card Rate: 1¢ · Registry Fee: 10¢ · Foreign Rate: 5¢
No new varieties of Regular Issue stamps were issued in 1889.

see also: Designs of the 1870-1888 Regular Issues

Commemoratives: The first Commemorative stamps were not issued until 1893


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