On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1890

Historical Events

  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Irishman Willoughby Hamilton wins his only Wimbledon title beating 7-time champion William Renshaw 6-8, 6-2, 3-6, 6-1, 6-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Tom Powers, American actor (Station West, Destination Moon), born in Owensboro, Kentucky

Famous Deaths

Person of interestHenri Nestlé

Henri Nestlé, German-Swiss industrialist (founder of Nestlé), dies from heart attack at 75

Founder of Nestlé Henri Nestlé
Founder of Nestlé
Henri Nestlé

1890 Highlights

About July 7, 1890

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 131 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer