What Happened on October 20, 1890

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, jazz pianist/composer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Richard Burton, English explorer and translator (Arabian Nights), dies at 69

Geographer, Explorer & Translator Richard Francis Burton
Geographer, Explorer & Translator
Richard Francis Burton