What Happened on August 6, 1890

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • At Auburn Prison in New York, murderer William Kemmler becomes first person to be executed by electric chair

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Future Hall of Fame pitcher Cy Young throws 3-hit ball in his MLB debut for the Cleveland Spiders in 8-1 win vs Chicago Colts

MLB Pitcher Cy Young
MLB Pitcher
Cy Young