What Happened on January 10, 1890

Historical Events

  • Edward Macdowell's "Lancelot & Elaine" premieres

Catholic Encyclical

Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Sapientiae Christianae

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur O'Hara Wood, Australian tennis player (Australasian C'ship 1913), born in Melbourne, Australia (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)
1890 Highlights

About January 10, 1890

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn