On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1890

Famous Birthdays

  • Elizabeth Bolden, American Supercentenarian (oldest verified person in the world at the time of her death), born in Somerville, Tennessee (d. 2006)
  • Elvin M. Jellinek, American Physiologist and pioneer in the study of alcoholism, born in NYC, New York
  • Jacques Ibert, French composer (Escales), born in Paris, France (d. 1962)
1890 Highlights

About August 15, 1890

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo