1890 1891 1892
- Russia is hit with severe drought, followed by famine.
- Japanese policeman in Otsu slashes the Russian czarevitch with a sword. The attacker is sentenced to life imprisonment.
- Future U.S. Representative Meyer London emigrates to the U.S.
- V. Volodarsky is born.
- January: Hawaiian King David Kalakaua dies. His sister Liliuokalani becomes Queen.
- September 15: John Joseph Pershing becomes Professor of Military Science and Tactics at the University of Nebraska.