On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1890

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Stroud, American murderer, convict, and ornithologist dubbed "Birdman of Alcatraz", born in Seattle Washington (d. 1963)

Famous Deaths

  • Prudence Crandall, American educator and founder of School for "young ladies of colour", dies at 86
1890 Highlights

About January 28, 1890

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius