On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1890

Historical Events

  • Louisiana legalized prize fighting
  • The first-ever official cricket County Championship match begins. Yorkshire beats Gloucestershire by eight wickets at Bristol. George Ulyett scores the first century in the competition.
1890 Highlights

About May 12, 1890

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 130 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus