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Historical Events In 1890

Thursday, 19 May 2022

Dec 18   On this day in history frederick Lugard occupies Uganda for British East Africa Company.  

Dec 18   In the year 1890 lugards expedition to Mengo/Kampala, Uganda  

Dec 19   Klaas Painter, vicar/antifascist (Occupies possession) [or 1880] on this day in history.  

Dec 19   Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Beryl Coronet" (BG) on this day in history.  

Dec 21   Fred M Vinson, US Supreme Court Justice (1946-53) on this day in history.  

Dec 21   Niels Vilhelm Gade, Danish composer, dies at 73 in the year 1890.  

Dec 21   Pim Mulier 1st & only trip to "Alvesteddetocht" on this day in history.  

Dec 22   Cornwallis Valley Railway begins operation between Kingsport and Kentville, Nova Scotia on this day in history.  

Dec 22   Mark Tobey, US abstract painter (Broadway Norm) on this day in history.  

Dec 26   Heinrich Schliemann, German archaeologist (Trojan War), dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Dec 26   King Mwanga of Uganda signs contract with East Africa Company on this day in history.  

Dec 27   On this day in history maurice Schoemaker, composer  

Dec 28   Frank Butler, Oxford England, actor/sreenwriter (Road to Bali, China) on this day in history.  

Dec 29   In the year 1890 300 Sioux Indians are killed by US troops at Wounded Knee, South Dakota.  

Dec 29   Big Foot, Sioux indian chief, dies at Wounded Knee in the year 1890.  

Dec 29   In the year 1890 federal troops massacre 200+ captive Sioux at Wounded Knee, SD; Indian "war" in the west  

Dec 29   In the year 1890 the "Battle of Wounded Knee" ends the last major Indian resistance to white settlement in America  

Dec 29   On this day in history the last ever battle between American natives and US troops takes place  

Dec 29   US 7th Cavalry massacre 200+ captive Sioux at Wounded Knee, SD on this day in history.  

Dec 31   Ellis Island (New York NY) opens as a US immigration depot in the year 1890.  

Dec 31   In the year 1890 ellis Island (NYC) opens as a US immigration depot  

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Famous Birthdays In 1890

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of florence Lawrence, Hamilton Ont, silent screen actress (Confidence)  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of anton Melik, Slovenian geographer (d. 1966)  

Jan 04   In the year 1890 birth of alfred G Jodl, German Wehrmacht general/chief of staff  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of mosa Pijade, Yugoslavia, MP (communist)  

Jan 05   Cora Witherspoon, New Orleans LA, actress (Bank Dick), dies was born in the year 1890.  

Jan 07   Henny Porten, Magdeburg Germany, silent screen star (Deception) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1890 birth of maurice E McLoughlin, tennis champ (US Open-1912)  

Jan 08   Sandor Rado, Hungarian/US psycho analyst was born in the year 1890.  

Famous Deaths In 1890

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 07   In the year 1890 augusta Maria L Katharina, wife of Germ emperor Wilhelm I, dies at 78  

Jan 14   Francesco D'Arcais, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history salomon Sulzer, composer, dies at 85  

Jan 18   On this day in history amadeus I FM, king of Spain (1870-73), dies at 44  

Jan 20   Franz Paul Lachner, composer, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Karl Merz, composer, dies at 53 in the year 1890.  

Feb 03   On this day in history christophorus H D Buys Ballot, Dutch meteorologist, dies at 72  

Feb 17   Christopher Sholes, American inventor (b. 1819) died in the year 1890.  

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