Millennium: 2nd millennium
1890 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1890
Ab urbe condita2643
Armenian calendar1339
Assyrian calendar6640
Bahá'í 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(Earth Ox)
4586 or 4526
    — to —
庚寅年 (Metal Tiger)
4587 or 4527
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
Javanese calendar1819–1820
Julian calendarGregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar4223
Minguo calendar22 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar422
Thai solar calendar2432–2433
Tibetan calendar阴土牛年
(female Earth-Ox)
2016 or 1635 or 863
    — to —
(male Iron-Tiger)
2017 or 1636 or 864

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.



March 4: The Forth Bridge is opened




November: New Scotland Yard opens near the Big Ben clock tower.

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  • Ann Leah Underhill, one of the Uck sisters, American fraudulent medium (b. 1814)


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Further reading and year books

  • 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.

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