The 1890s (pronounced "eighteen-nineties") was a decade of the Gregorian calendar that began on January 1, 1890, and ended on December 31, 1899. In the United States, the 1890s were marked by a severe economic depression sparked by the Panic of 1893, as well as several strikes in the industrial workforce.
October 2, 1890 – Groucho Marx, American comedian. October 14, 1890 – Dwight D. Eisenhower, president of the United States 1953–1961. November 22, 1890 – Charles de Gaulle, president of France 1958–1969. June 9, 1891 – Cole Porter, American musician. January 3, 1892 – J.R.R. Tolkien, English author. May 7, 1892 – Josip Broz Tito ...
1890 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.
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Fashion in the 1890s in European and European-influenced countries is characterized by long elegant lines, tall collars, and the rise of sportswear. It was an era of great dress reforms led by the invention of the drop-frame safety bicycle, which allowed women the opportunity to ride bicycles more comfortably, and therefore, created the need for appropriate clothing. Another great influence on women's fashions of this era, particularly among those considered part of the Aesthetic movement in Ame
Fashionable women's clothing styles shed some of the extravagances of previous decades, but corseting continued unmitigated, or even slightly increased in severity. Early 1890s dresses consisted of a tight bodice with the skirt gathered at the waist and falling more naturally over the hips and undergarments than in previous years. Puffy leg-of-mutton sleeves made a comeback, growing bigger each year until reaching their largest size around 1895. During the mid-1890s, skirts took on an A-line sil
The overall silhouette of the 1890s was long, lean, and athletic. Hair was generally worn short, often with a pointed beard and generous moustache.
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This category has the following 31 subcategories, out of 31 total. 1890 films (2 P) 1891 films (3 P) 1892 films (3 P) 1893 films (1 P) 1894 films (1 C, 17 P) 1895 films (1 C, 30 P) 1896 films (1 C, 49 P) 1897 films (1 C, 41 P, 2 F)
In 1889–1890, a pandemic, sometimes known as the " Asiatic flu " or " Russian flu ", killed about 1 million people worldwide, out of a population of about 1.5 billion. It was the last great pandemic of the 19th century, and is among the deadliest pandemics in history. The most reported effects of the pandemic took place from October 1889 to ...
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