Historical Events in April 1890

  • Apr 6 French troops under capt Archinard occupy Segu, West-Sudan
  • Apr 7 Completion of the first Lake Biwa Canal.
  • Apr 11 Ellis Island, New York, designated as an immigration station
  • Apr 14 Pan American Day-1st conference of American states (Washington, D.C.)
  • Apr 18 NY Commission of Emigration ends, closing Castle Clinton

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Apr 19 Henry Morton Stanley inaugurated in Brussels

Journalist and Explorer Henry Morton Stanley
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