On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1890

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Shawkey, American baseball pitcher (World Series 1923, 27; AL ERA leader 1920, New York Yankees), born in Sigel, Pennsylvania (d. 1980)
  • Jack Darragh, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame right wing (Stanley Cup 1911, 20-21, 23; Ottawa Senators), born in Ottawa, Ontario (d. 1924)
1890 Highlights

About December 4, 1890

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 130 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius