On This Day

What Happened on May 14, 1890

Historical Events

  • 16th Kentucky Derby: Isaac Murphy aboard Riley wins in 2:45

Event of interestEvent of Interest

British sailor David Beatty is promoted to sub-lieutenant

British Admiral of the Fleet David Beatty
British Admiral of the Fleet
David Beatty

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Pompez, American baseball executive (d. 1974)
1890 Highlights

About May 14, 1890

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 130 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus