Sequoia National Park in California, USA, was established on the 25th of September, 1890.
In the mid-twentieth century. Source
Essex County Cricket Club was founded at a meeting in Chelmsford‘s Shire Hall on the 14th of January, 1876.
The Essex team in 1897. X
The sport of cricket had been in the area since some time in the 16th century, but no major teams were organised until the late Victorian era. Essex CCC became First-Class in 1894.
Most of the team’s home games are played in Chelmsford, the county town of Essex.
On the 7th of August, 1890, Anna Månsdotter was executed for the murder of her daughter-in-law. She was the last woman to be executed in Sweden. This picture is taken moments before her execution. The man second from the left is the executioner, and he is holding the axe behind his back.
Members of the Tsimshian tribe hold a tea party near Fort Simpson, British Columbia, Canada. Circa 1889 or 1890.
The photograph was allegedly taken on the 1st of July.
The murdered Hanna Johansdotter (1867-1889)
On the 28th of March, 1889, a mother and son took part in the murder of the son’s wife, Hanna Johansdotter, in Yngsjö, Sweden.
Mother and Son
Anna Månsdotter had a sexual relationship with her son, Per Nilsson, and it is said the marriage was arranged as a cover.
Though there were conflicting reports of what actually happened, it is believed the mother beat Hanna with a piece of wood, strangled her, and then she was dressed and posed to look like she fell down the stairs. It is believed the motive may have been that Hanna discovered the physical relationship between the two.
Anna moments before her execution on the 7th of August, 1890.
The executioner is second from the left, with the axe hidden behind his back.
Anna Månsdotter was executed the following year, making her the last woman to be executed in Sweden, while her son was eventually released from hard labour in prison before dying of tuberculosis in 1918.
(I apologise for the tiny print! I can’t make copied-and-pasted text bigger, and I need to copy and paste those Swedish words, because I can’t type them!)