On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1890

Historical Events

  • General elections in Italy won by the Left group headed by Francesco Crispi
  • King William III of the Netherlands dies (b. 1817) without a male heir and a special law is passed to allow his daughter Princess Wilhelmina to inherit

Famous Birthdays

  • El Lissitzky, Russian artist and architect (d. 1941)

Famous Deaths

  • Willem III, last male King of the Netherlands (1849-90), dies at 73
1890 Highlights

About November 23, 1890

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 131 years and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius