On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1890

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestDion Fortune

Dion Fortune, British occultist, born in Llandudno, Wales (d. 1946)

Occultist and Author Dion Fortune
Occultist and Author
Dion Fortune
  • Rudolf Schlichter, German artist and writer, born in Calw, Germany (d. 1955)
  • Yoshio Nishina, Japanese physicist (known as the founding father of modern physics research in Japan), born in Satoshō, Okayama (d. 1951)

Famous Deaths

  • Joe Coburn, Irish boxer (Heavyweight C'ship of America 1863-65), dies from tuberculosis at 55
1890 Highlights

About December 6, 1890

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 130 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius