On This Day

What Happened on December 29, 1890

Historical Events


USAWounded Knee Massacre

US 7th Cavalry massacre 200+ captive Sioux at Wounded Knee, South Dakota
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Mass grave for the dead after the massacre
Mass grave for the dead after the massacre

Famous Deaths

  • Big Foot, Sioux Indian chief, dies at Wounded Knee
1890 Highlights

About December 29, 1890

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 129 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn