On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1890

Historical Events

  • The Delta Chi fraternity is founded by 11 law students at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

Famous Birthdays

  • Conrad Richter, American writer (Light in the Forest), born in Tremont, Pennsylvania (d. 1968)
  • Gösta Nystroem, Swedish composer, born in Silvbergs, Sweden (d. 1966)

Famous Deaths

  • Samuel Freeman Miller, U.S. Supreme Court Justice, dies at 74
1890 Highlights

About October 13, 1890

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 129 years, 9 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra