December 26, 1890 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • King Mwanga of Uganda signs contract with East Africa Company

Birthdays in History

  • Uncle Charlie Osborne, American fiddler (d. 1992)

Deaths in History

Person of interestHeinrich Schliemann

Heinrich Schliemann, German archaeologist who rediscovered Troy, dies of cholesteatoma at 86

Archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann
Heinrich Schliemann