What Happened on October 20, 1890

Famous Birthdays

  • Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton [LeMothe], American jazz pioneer pianist and composer (King Porter Stomp), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1941)

Famous Deaths

Richard Francis BurtonRichard Francis Burton (1821-1890)

English explorer and translator (Arabian Nights), dies at 69

1890 Highlights

About October 20, 1890

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 3 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra