On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 1890

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Orator, Writer and Civil Rights Leader Timothy Thomas Fortune
Orator, Writer and Civil Rights Leader
Timothy Thomas Fortune
  • Nellie Bly beats Phileas Fogg's time around world by 8 days (72 days)
  • United Mine Workers of America forms