On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1890

Historical Events

  • Jose Marti forms La Liga (Union of Cuban exiles) in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Fred M. Vinson, American Democratic politician, US Treasury Secretary (1945-46) and the 13th Chief Justice of US Supreme Court (1946-53), born in Louisa, Kentucky (d. 1953)
  • Vinko Zganec, Croatian ethnomusicologist, born in VratiĊĦinec, Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia (d. 1976)
1890 Highlights

About January 22, 1890

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius