September 1890 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 12 Cecil Rhodes' colonists found Fort Salisbury (now Harare, Zimbabwe)
  • Sep 13 Cecil Rhodes' colonists hoist the Union Jack in Mashonaland & Salisbury
  • Sep 19 Turkish frigate "Ertogrul" burns off of Japan, kills 540
  • Sep 23 Ed Cartwright bats in 7 RBIs in 1 inning
  • Sep 24 President of Mormon Church in Salt Lake City issues a manifesto advising members that teaching & practice of polygamy should be abandoned
  • Sep 25 Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Silver Blaze" (BG)
  • Sep 26 US stops minting $1 & $3 gold coin & 3 cent piece

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 5 Albert H Edelkoort, theologist (Zondebesef)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 9 Colonel Harland Sanders, American founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken, born in Henryville, Indiana (d. 1980)

Businessman and Restaurateur Colonel Sanders
Businessman and Restaurateur
Colonel Sanders
  • Sep 10 Franz Werfel, Austria, author (40 Days of Musa Dagh)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 10 Elsa Schiaparelli, Italian fashion designer, born in Rome, Italy

Fashion Designer Elsa Schiaparelli
Fashion Designer
Elsa Schiaparelli

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 15 Agatha Christie, English crime writer (Murder on Orient Express), born in Torquay, Devon (d. 1976)

Novelist Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie
  • Sep 15 Claude McKaye, Jamaica/US author (Songs of Jamaica, Banjo)
  • Sep 17 Lubov Tchernicheva, Russian ballerina
  • Sep 22 Ferdinand Gonseth, Swiss mathematician/philosopher
  • Sep 23 Friedrich Paulus, German Generalfieldmarshal (Stalingrad). Dies 1957.
  • Sep 24 Alan Herbert, England, journalist/writer (Punch, Helen)

Deaths in History

  • Sep 3 Charles-A Chatrian, French writer (Waterloo), dies at 63
  • Sep 3 Willem Linnig Jr, Flemish painter/graphic artist, dies
  • Sep 22 Johanna D Courtmans-Berchmans, Flemish author, dies at 79