1890 (MDCCCXC) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar, the 1890th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 890th year of the 2nd millennium, the 90th year of the 19th century, and the 1st year of the 1890s decade. As of the start of 1890, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1890 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1890
MDCCCXC
Ab urbe condita2643
Armenian calendar1339
ԹՎ ՌՅԼԹ
Assyrian calendar6640
Baháʼí calendar46–47
Balinese saka calendar1811–1812
Bengali calendar1297
Berber calendar2840
British Regnal year53 Vict. 1 – 54 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar2434
Burmese calendar1252
Byzantine calendar7398–7399
Chinese calendar己丑年 (Earth Ox)
4587 or 4380
    — to —
庚寅年 (Metal Tiger)
4588 or 4381
Coptic calendar1606–1607
Discordian calendar3056
Ethiopian calendar1882–1883
Hebrew calendar5650–5651
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1946–1947
 - Shaka Samvat1811–1812
 - Kali Yuga4990–4991
Holocene calendar11890
Igbo calendar890–891
Iranian calendar1268–1269
Islamic calendar1307–1308
Japanese calendarMeiji 23
(明治23年)
Javanese calendar1819–1820
Julian calendarGregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar4223
Minguo calendar22 before ROC
民前22年
Nanakshahi calendar422
Thai solar calendar2432–2433
Tibetan calendar阴土牛年
(female Earth-Ox)
2016 or 1635 or 863
    — to —
阳金虎年
(male Iron-Tiger)
2017 or 1636 or 864

Events edit

 
January 25: Nellie Bly, 1890

January–March edit

 
March 4: Forth Bridge opened

April–June edit

 
May 31: Cleveland Arcade.
 
June 1: Herman Hollerith.
 
July 29: Vincent van Gogh.

July–September edit

October–December edit

 
November: New Scotland Yard opens near the Big Ben clock tower.
 
December 29: Wounded Knee
 
University of Denver University Hall, built in 1890

Date unknown edit

Births edit

January edit

 
Kurt Tucholsky
 
Néstor Guillén

February edit

March edit

 
Vyacheslav Molotov
 
Nancy Elizabeth Prophet
 
Eugeniusz Baziak

April edit

May edit

 
Clelia Lollini
 
Ho Chi Minh

June edit

 
Stan Laurel

July edit

 
Frank Forde
 
Rose Kennedy

August edit

 
H. P. Lovecraft

September edit

 
Colonel Sanders
 
Agatha Christie

October edit

 
Stanley Holloway
 
Groucho Marx
 
Dwight D. Eisenhower
 
Fritz Lang
 
Hermann Joseph Muller

November edit

 
Elpidio Quirino
 
Charles De Gaulle
 
El Lissitzky

December edit

Date unknown edit

Deaths edit

January–March edit

 
King Amadeus I of Spain
 
Gyula Andrássy
 
Joseph Merrick

April–June edit

July–September edit

 
Vincent van Gogh
 
Carlo Collodi
 
John Boyle O'Reilly
 
Richard Francis Burton
 
William III of the Netherlands
 
Heinrich Schliemann

October–December edit

References edit

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Further reading and year books edit

  • 1890 Annual Cyclopedia online; highly detailed coverage of "Political, Military, and Ecclesiastical Affairs; Public Documents; Biography, Statistics, Commerce, Finance, Literature, Science, Agriculture, and Mechanical Industry" (1891); compilation of facts and primary documents; worldwide coverage.