What Happened on September 24, 1890

Historical Events

  • The President of the Latter-day Saints Wilford Woodruff issues a manifesto advising members that the teaching and practice of polygamy should be abandoned

Famous Birthdays

  • A. P. Herbert, English journalist and writer (Punch, Helen), born in Ashtead, Surrey, England (d. 1971)
  • Mike Gonz├ílez, Cuban baseball player, born in Havana, Cuba (d. 1977)
1890 Highlights

About September 24, 1890

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra