1860s Art. 1860s Music Compositions. 1860s Nonfiction Books. 1860s Fiction Classics. Read entire book on-line. 1860s Sports. 1860s Science, Tecnology, Inventions & Discoveries. 1860s Politics & Culture. 1900s under construction. Try 1850s to 1890s. 1890s 1850s. 1940s under construction. Try 1850s to 1890s. 1830s under construction. Try 1850s to 1890s.
1890s POLITICS & CULTURE.

  • President Cleveland: 1893
  • President McKinley: 1897
  • US fights Spain over Cuba
  • DAR: 1890
  • New US states: Idaho, 1890; Wyoming, 1890; Utah, 1896
  • Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee
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    1890s SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY.

  • Rubber gloves in surgery: 1890
  • Wireless telegraphy: 1891
  • Automatic telephone switchboard: 1892
  • Rayon: 1892
  • Ford builds car: 1893
  • Flat gramaphone media instead of cylinder: 1894
  • X-ray: 1895
  • Radio telegraphy: 1895
  • Motion-picture camera: 1895
  • Gillette safety razor: 1895
  • Electron: 1897
  • Zeppelin: 1898
  • Magnetic sound recording: 1899
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    1890s SPORTS.

  • New York Jockey Club: 1894
  • US professional football game: 1895
  • US Open Golf Championship: 1895
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    1890s MUSIC COMPOSITIONS

    Bruckner
    1890, Symphony No. 3 & 4
    1892, Symphony No. 8
    Debussy
    1894, L'Apres-midi d'un faune
    Gilbert and Sullivan
    1896, The Grand Duke
    Engelbert Humperdinck
    1893, Hansel und Gretel, opera
    Sidney Jones
    1889, The Geisha, operetta
    Gustav Mahler
    1891, Symphony No. 1
    1895, Symphony No. 2
    Pietro Mascagni
    1890, Cavalleria Rusticana
    Puccini
    1893, Manon Lescaut, opera
    1896, La Boheme, opera
    Richard Strauss
    1890, Tod und Verklarung
    1894, Guntram, opera
    1895, Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks
    1896, Also Sprach Zarathustra
    1899, Ein Heldenleben
    Tchaikovsky
    1890, Queen of Spades, opera
    1892, The Nutcracker
    1893, Symphony No. 3
    1895, Swan Lake, ballet
    Verdi
    1893, Falstaff, opera

    1890s ART.


    1893, Art Nouveau 1897, 1st American comic strip, "Katzenjammer Kids"
    1898, Mackintosh School of Art in Glascow
    Artists
    Cezanne, Toulouse-Lautrec, Monet, Beardsley, Corbett, Degas, Matisse, Rodin, Klinger, Pissarro

     

    1890s BOOKS to READ On-Line.

    James Barrie
    1891: The Little Minister

    Hilaire Belloc
    1895: Verses and Sonnets

    Anton Chekhov
    1896: The Sea Gull

    Joseph Conrad
    1895: Almayer's Folly
    1897: The Nigger of the Narcissus

    Arthur Conan Doyle
    1891: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

    John Galsworthy
    1897: From the Four Winds

    Thomas Hardy
    1891: Tess of the D'Urbervilles
    1898: Wessex Poems

    Anthony Hope
    1894: The Prisoner of Zenda
    1898: Rupert of Hentzau

    Henrik Ibsen
    1890: Hedda Gabler
    1892: The Master Builder
    1899: When We Dead Awaken

    Henry James
    1895: The Middle Years, autobiography
    1898: The Turn of the Screw

    Rudyard Kipling
    1891: The Light That Failed
    1892: Barrack-Room Ballads
    1894: The Jungle Book
    1897: Captain Courageous
    1899: Stalky and Co.

    George du Maurier
    1894: Trilby

    George Moore
    1895: The Celibates

    Edmond Rostand
    1897: Cyrano de Bergerac

    George Bernard Shaw
    1891: Quintessence of Ibsenism
    1892: Mrs. Warren's Profession
    1894: Arms and the Man
    1897: Candida
    1898: Caesar and Cleopatra

    Leo Tolstoi
    1890: The Kreutzer Sonata
    1899: Resurrection

    H.G. Wells
    1895: The Time Machine
    1897: The Invisible Man
    1898: The War of the Worlds

    Oscar Wilde
    1890: The Picture of Dorian Gray
    1892: Lady Windermere's Fan
    1893: A Woman of No Importance
    1898: The Ballad of Reading Gaol
    1899: The Importance of Being Earnest

    W.B. Yeats
    1895: Poems

     

    1890s NON-FICTION BOOKS.

    1890, Alfred Marshall, Principles of Economics
    1890, William Booth, In Darkest England and the Way Out
    1890, J. G. Frazer, The Golden Bough
    1890, William James, The Principles of Psychology
    1891, Goldwin Smith, The Canadian Question
    1891, Samuel P. Langley, Experiments in Aerodynamics
    1892, G. J. Romanes, Darwin and after Darwin
    1893, F. H. Bradley, Appearance and Reality
    1893, W. T. Stead, If Christ Came to Chicago
    1894, Benjamin Kidd, Social Revolution
    1894, Sidney & Beatrice Webb, History of Trade Unionism
    1894, Pollack and Maitland, History of English Law Before the Time of Edward I
    1895, Thomas Masaryk, The Czech Question
    1895, Sigmund Freud, Studien uber Hysterie
    1896, Henri Bergson, Matiere et memoire
    1896, Theodor Herzl, Der Judenstaat
    1897, Sidney & Beatrice Webb, Industrial Democracy
    1897, Havelock Ellis, Studies in the Psychology of Sez
    1897, Julius Hann, Handbook of Climatology
    1898, Bismarck, Reflections and Memoirs
    1899, H. S. Chamberlain, The Foundations of the Nineteenth Century
    1899, Alexander Bain, The Realization of the Possible
    1899, James Ward, Naturalism and Agnosticism

     

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