On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1890

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Edward Macdowell's "Lancelot & Elaine" premieres
  • Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Sapientiae Christianae

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur O'Hara Wood, Australian tennis player (Australasian C'ship 1913), born in Melbourne, Victoria (d. 1918)
  • Douglas MacLean, American silent film comedian/producer (Going Up), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1967)
  • Ernest Milton, American actor (Cat Girl, Fiddler's Three), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1974)
  • Grigory Landsberg, Soviet physicist, born in Vologda, Russia (d. 1957)