On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 1890

Historical Events

  • First 44 Javans arrive in Suriname to work 5 years on sugar plantations

Famous Birthdays

  • César Cortinas, Uruguayan composer, born in San José de Mayo, Uruguay (d. 1918)
  • Eino Kaila, Finnish psychologist and philosopher, born in Alajärvi, Finland (d. 1958)
  • Sándor Jemnitz, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 1963)
1890 Highlights

About August 9, 1890

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 130 years
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo