Texas Historical Documents

Texas Timeline - 1890

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.