On This Day

What Happened on December 22, 1890

Historical Events

  • Cornwallis Valley Railway begins operation between Kingsport and Kentville, Nova Scotia.

Famous Birthdays

  • Harry Pollitt, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Great Britain, born in Droylsden, United Kingdom (d. 1960)
  • Mark Tobey, American abstract painter (Broadway Norm), born in Centerville, Wisconsin (d. 1976)
1890 Highlights

About December 22, 1890

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 130 years, 11 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn