On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1890

Famous Birthdays

  • Luis de Freitas Branco, Portuguese composer, born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 1955)

Famous Deaths

  • William Worth Belknap, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), dies from a heart attack at 61
1890 Highlights

About October 12, 1890

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 130 years, 1 month and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra