On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 1890

Famous Birthdays

  • Maria Goretti, Italian saint (d. 1902)

Person of interestMichael Collins

Michael Collins, Irish revolutionary leader and leading figure in the struggle for Irish independence in the early 20th century, born in Clonakilty, Ireland (d. 1922)

Revolutionary, soldier, and politician Michael Collins
Revolutionary, soldier, and politician
Michael Collins
  • Paul Strand, American photographer (Native Land-1942), born in NYC, New York
1890 Highlights

About October 16, 1890

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 130 years and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra