On This Day

What Happened on August 2, 1890

Famous Birthdays

  • Marin Sais, American actress (The Pony Express Girl), born in San Rafael, California (d. 1971)
  • Pauline Hall, Norwegian composer, born in Hamar, Hedmark, Norway (d. 1969)

Famous Deaths

  • Louise-Victorine Ackermann, French poet (works characterized by a deep sense of pessimism), dies at 76
1890 Highlights

About August 2, 1890

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 130 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo