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 Avenue 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 27 Cecil Rhodes' colonists attack Motlousi in Matabeleland

British Businessman and Imperialist Politician Cecil Rhodes
British Businessman and Imperialist Politician
Cecil Rhodes

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 2 Hedda Hopper, [Elda Furry], PA, gossip columnist (From Under My Hat)
  • Jun 6 Dorothy Heyward, American 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)