On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 1890

Famous Birthdays

  • Max Carey, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (World Series 1925; 10 × NL stolen base leader; Pittsburgh Pirates, Brooklyn Robins) and manager (Brooklyn Dodgers), born in Terre Haute, Indiana (d. 1976)
  • Monte Blue, US silent film actor (Montana, Oh Boy), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1963)
  • Oswald de Andrade, Brazilian author (one of the modernist Group of Five), born in São Paulo, Brazil (d. 1954)
1890 Highlights

About January 11, 1890

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 130 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn