On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 1890

Historical Events

  • Amsterdam Theater destroyed by fire

Famous Birthdays

  • Sam Rice, American Baseball HOF outfielder (World Series 1924; AL stolen base leader 1920; Washington Senators 1915-33), born in Morocco, Indiana (d. 1974)
1890 Highlights

About February 20, 1890

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces