What Happened on October 1, 1890

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Congress creates Weather Bureau
  • Congress establishes Yosemite National Park (California)
  • Germany's anti-socialist laws lapse

Famous Birthdays

  • Alice Joyce, American actress (Song O' My Heart), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1955)
  • Constantin Nottara, composer
  • Stanley Holloway, actor (Higgins-Our Man Higgins), born in London, England