What Happened on January 25, 1890

Historical Events

Historic Event

Journalist Nellie Bly beats the fictitious journey of Jules Verne's Phileas Fogg around the world by 8 days (72 days)

Historic Event

National Afro-American League founded in Chicago by Timothy Thomas Fortune, one of earliest civil rights organizations in America

  • United Mine Workers of America forms
1890 Highlights

About January 25, 1890

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 133 years and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius