Texas Timeline Index
1890 January 30
Louis Jordan is born in Fredericksburg. He becomes an All-American football player and the first officer killed in World War I.1890 February 04
Fletcher Stockdale, acting governor for 34 days in the aftermath of the Civil War, dies in Cuero.1890 March 11
Texas governor and U.S. senator W. Lee O'Daniel is born in Ohio.1890 May 15
Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Katherine Anne Porter is born at Indian Creek.1890 September 06
Gen. Claire Chennault, of World War II 'Flying Tigers' fame, is born at Commerce.1890 October 14
Thirty-fourth U.S. President, Dwight David Eisenhower, is born in Denison.