On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1890

Historical Events

Historic Event

Cecil Rhodes' colonists reach Mashonaland (Fort Victoria)

Famous Deaths

  • Fr. Michael J. McGivney, Irish-American Catholic priest, and founder the Knights of Columbus fraternal organization, dies of pneumonia at 38
1890 Highlights

About August 14, 1890

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo