On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1890

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy House, American actor (Imitation of Life; Bedlam: The Egg and I), born in Mankato, Minnesota (d. 1961)

Famous Deaths

  • James Nasmyth, Scottish engineer and inventor of the steam hammer, dies at 81
1890 Highlights

About May 7, 1890

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus