June 1890 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 1 US census at 62,622,250
  • Jun 6 United States Polo Association forms, NYC
  • Jun 13 Eagle Ave in the Bronx is cut out & named
  • Jun 23 In an effort to solve the "Uitlander" grievances regarding voting rights, President of Transvaal Paul Kruger institutes a Second Volksraad, responsible for controlling local matters
  • Jun 27 Cecil Rhodes' colonists attack Motlousi in Matabeleland

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 2 Hedda Hopper, [Elda Furry], PA, gossip columnist (From Under My Hat)
  • Jun 6 Dorothy Heyward, playwright (Porgy), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 10 Paul J M Lindemans, Flemish agricultural engineer/author
  • Jun 12 Egon Schiele, Austrian painter/graphic artist
  • Jun 15 Georg Wüst, Posen, German Oceanographer who provided the first complete understanding of the temperature, salinity and deep-current structure of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Jun 21 Frank Sherman Land, The order of DeMolay founder (d. 1959)
  • Jun 25 Hans Marchwitza, German writer and communist, born in Scharley, Upper Silesia (d. 1965)