On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1890

Famous Deaths


Person of interestSitting Bull

Sitting Bull, Hunkpapa-Sioux chief who helped led his people to victory in the Battle of the Little Big Horn, killed by US Police aged 58 or 59

Lakota Sioux Chief Sitting Bull
Lakota Sioux Chief
Sitting Bull

1890 Highlights

About December 15, 1890

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 129 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius