What Happened on July 3, 1890

Historical Events

  • Idaho admitted as 43rd US state
  • King Leopold II gives Congo, previously a private possession, to Belgium

Famous Deaths

  • Gilman Marston, American Brigadier General (Union Army) and politician (R-NH), dies at 78

About July 3, 1890

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer