On This Day

Historical Events in September 1890

  • Sep 1 Brooklyn Bridegrooms win 3 MLB games in one day‚ feasting on the Pittsburgh Alleghenys 10 - 9‚ 3 - 2‚ and 8 - 4
  • Sep 11 British Open Men's Golf, Prestwick GC: John Ball becomes first Englishman and first amateur to win the Open; beats Willie Fernie and Archie Simpson by 3 strokes

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Sep 12 Cecil Rhodes' colonists found Fort Salisbury (now Harare, Zimbabwe)

  • Sep 13 Cecil Rhodes' colonists hoist the Union Jack in Mashonaland & Salisbury
  • Sep 19 Turkish frigate "Ertogrul" burns off of Japan, kills 540
  • Sep 22 Fist known ascent of Mt. Olympus, Washington, by an expedition led by Joseph P. O'Neil [1]
  • Sep 23 Ed Cartwright bats in 7 RBIs in 1 inning
  • Sep 24 The President of the Latter-day Saints Wilford Woodruff issues a manifesto advising members that the teaching and practice of polygamy should be abandoned

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Sep 25 Sequoia National Park established by US President Benjamin Harrison - California's first national park and the country's second

  • Sep 26 US stops minting $1 & $3 gold coin & 3 cent piece