On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1890

Historical Events

  • British and French accord to divide African colonization

Famous Birthdays

  • Erich Kleiber, conductor (NBC Symphony 1945-46), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Hans Gál, Austrian-British composer (d. 1987)
  • Naum Gabo, [Pevsner], Russian/US sculptor (Stillife Flower)
1890 Highlights

About August 5, 1890

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 130 years and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo