On This Day

Deaths in History in January 1890

  • Jan 7 Augusta Maria L Katharina, wife of German Emperor Wilhelm I, dies at 78
  • Jan 18 Amadeus/Amadeo I, duke of Aosta and King of Spain (1870-73), dies at 44
  • Jan 28 Prudence Crandall, American educator and founder of School for "young ladies of colour", dies at 86