On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1890

Historical Events

  • Alice Sanger becomes 1st female White House staffer
  • Record 19.2 feet alligator shot in Louisiana by American businessman Edward Avery McIlhenny

Famous Weddings

J. J. Thomson

Physicist J. J. Thomson (33) weds Rose Elisabeth Paget

1890 Highlights

About January 2, 1890

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 132 years and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn