1890 in History – What happened in year 1890

In history, year 1890 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1890.

Know what happened in 1890:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
04 November London's City and South London Railway, the first deep-levelunderground railway in the world, opened, running a distance of 5.1 km(3.2 mi) between the City of London and Stockwell.
25 January Inspired by Jules Verne's Around the World in Eighty Days, American journalist Nellie Bly completed a circumnavigation of the globe in a then-record 72 days.
29 DecemberThe United States Army killed over 150 members of the GreatSioux Nation at the Wounded Knee Massacre.
04 NovemberLondon's City and South London Railway, the first deep-levelunderground railway in the world, opened, running a distance of 5.1 km(3.2 mi) between the City of London and Stockwell.
29 NovemberThe Diet of Japan (pictured in session), a bicamerallegislature modelled after both the German Reichstag and the BritishWestminster system, first met after the Meiji Constitution went intoeffect.
02 JulyThe U.S. Congress passed the Sherman Antitrust Act, the firstUnited States government action to limit monopolies.
04 MarchThe Forth Bridge (pictured), a railway bridge connectingEdinburgh to Fife over the Firth of Forth, opened, becoming aninternationally recognised Scottish landmark.
06 AugustAt Auburn Prison in Auburn, New York, US, William Kemmlerbecame the first person to be executed in an electric chair.
29 NovemberThe Diet of Japan (pictured in session), a bicamerallegislature modelled after both the German Reichstag and the BritishWestminster system, first met after the Meiji Constitution went intoeffect.
29 DecemberThe United States Army killed over 150 members of the GreatSioux Nation at the Wounded Knee Massacre.
04 NovemberLondon's City and South London Railway (locomotive pictured),the first deep-level underground railway in the world, opened, running adistance of 5.1 km (3.2 mi) between the City of London and Stockwell.
01 October At the urging of preservationist John Muir and writer Robert Underwood Johnson, the United States Congress established Yosemite National Park (Yosemite Valley pictured) in California.
24 SeptemberWilford Woodruff, President of the Church of Jesus Christ ofLatter-day Saints, wrote the first draft of a manifesto which officiallydisavowed the continuing practice of plural marriage.
06 AugustAt Auburn Prison in Auburn, New York, US, William Kemmlerbecame the first person to be executed in an electric chair.
25 JanuaryAmerican journalist Nellie Bly completed a circumnavigation ofthe globe, inspired by Jules Verne's Around the World in Eighty Days, ina then-record 72 days.
25 JanuaryAmerican journalist Nellie Bly completed a circumnavigation of the globe, inspired by Jules Verne's Around the World in Eighty Days, in a then-record 72 days.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1890:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 February Charles Correll / Actor / United States of America
06 February Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan / Politician / Pakistan
08 JulyStanton Macdonald-Wright / Painter / United States of America
08 OctoberEddie Rickenbacker / Soldier / United States of America
08 OctoberSnuffy Browne / Cricketer / Barbados
09 March Vyacheslav Molotov / Politician / Russia
10 SeptemberFranz Werfel / Author / Bahamas
12 March Vaslav Nijinsky / Choreographer / Russia
13 January Jüri Uluots / Journalist / Estonia
14 February Nina Hamnett / Author / United Kingdom
15 SeptemberErnest Bullock / Composer / United Kingdom
16 AprilFred Root / Cricketer / United Kingdom
19 MayEveline Adelheid von Maydell / Illustrator / United States of America
21 SeptemberMax Immelmann / Pilot / Germany
22 JulyRose Kennedy / Philanthropist / United States of America
24 March Agnes Macphail / Politician / Canada
26 JulyDaniel J. Callaghan / Admiral / United States of America
27 March Frederick Dalrymple-Hamilton / Army Officer / Scotland
28 March Paul Whiteman / Violinist / United States of America
28 DecemberQuincy Wright / Scientist / United States of America

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1890:

YearName / Profession / Country
03 NovemberH. J. Kania / Judge / India
NA NAAsit Kumar Haldar / Painter / India
30 JanuaryJai Shankar Prasad / Writer / India
06 FebruaryKhan Abdul Ghaffar Khan / Politician / India
03 NovemberH. J. Kania / Lawyer / India
06 FebruaryKhan Abdul Gaffar Khan / Politician / India
06 JuneGopinath Bordoloi / Politician / India
26 OctoberGanesh Shankar Vidyarthi / Politician / India
14 OctoberDwight David Eisenhower / Politician / India
03 JuneBaburao Painter / Actor / India
13 AprilDadasaheb Torne / Producer / India

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