What Happened on December 26, 1890

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • King Mwanga of Uganda signs contract with East Africa Company

Famous Birthdays

  • Uncle Charlie Osborne, American fiddler (d. 1992)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestHeinrich Schliemann

Heinrich Schliemann, German archaeologist who rediscovered Troy, dies of cholesteatoma at 86

Archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann
Archaeologist
Heinrich Schliemann