Historical Events in March 1890

  • Mar 1 1st US edition of Sherlock Holmes (Study in Scarlet) published
  • Mar 2 Oscar Fredriksen skates world record 5 km (9:19)
  • Mar 4 The longest bridge in the Great Britain, the Forth Bridge (railway) (1,710 ft) in Scotland is opened by the Prince of Wales, who later became King Edward VII.

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Mar 15 German Chancellor Otto von Bismarck is dismissed

German Statesman Otto von Bismarck
German Statesman
Otto von Bismarck
  • Mar 18 1st US state naval militia organized (Massachusetts)
  • Mar 20 General Federation of Womens' Clubs founded
  • Mar 20 German Emperor Wilhelm II fires chancellor Otto von Bismarck
  • Mar 21 Austrian Jewish communities are defined by law
  • Mar 24 Start of Sherlock Holmes "The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge" (BG)
  • Mar 27 A tornado strikes Louisville, Kentucky, killing 76 and injuring 200.
  • Mar 28 52nd Grand National: Arthur Nightingall aboard Ilex wins