- The United States Census Bureau begins using Herman Hollerith's tabulating machine to count census returns
- Idaho and Wyoming are admitted to the United States.
- William Kemmler is the first person executed in the electric chair at Auburn, NY
- The Daughters of the American Revolution is founded
- Wounded Knee Massacre
- Sherman Anti Trust Act becomes law
- Mississippi revises it's Constitution
Wednesday, February 4, 2009
Events of 1890
My family seemed fairly isolated from US and world events around them. Here are just a few events from 1890 that they may or may not have been aware of.