June 1890 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 1 US census at 62,622,250
  • Jun 6 United States Polo Association forms, NYC
  • Jun 13 Eagle Avenue in the Bronx is cut out and named

Event of Interest

Jun 23 In an effort to solve the "Uitlander" grievances regarding voting rights, President of Transvaal Paul Kruger institutes a Second Volksraad, responsible for controlling local matters

Event of Interest

Jun 27 Cecil Rhodes' colonists attack Motlousi in Matabeleland

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 6 Dorothy Heyward, American playwright (Porgy), born in NYC, New York (d. 1961)
  • Jun 12 Egon Schiele, Austrian painter and graphic artist, born in Tulln an der Donau, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1918)
  • Jun 15 Georg Wüst, German Oceanographer (provided first complete understanding of the temperature, salinity and deep-current structure of the Atlantic Ocean), born in Posen, Germany (d. 1977)
  • Jun 21 Frank Sherman Land, founder of the Order of DeMolay, born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1959)
  • Jun 25 Hans Marchwitza, German writer and communist, born in Scharley, Upper Silesia (d. 1965)

Deaths in History

  • Jun 7 Reuben Lindsay Walker, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 63