Robert Green Ingersoll Chronology

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27 Events
Date Location Type of Event Event Name Description Tour
January, 1890 Boston, MA Writing God in the Constitution

article in “The Arena” – location uncertain

Monday,
January 6, 1890
Court of Oyer and Terminer
New York, NY
Trial Sheriff Flack Case
Thursday,
January 16, 1890
New York, NY Trial Cammerer vs. Muller

Ingersoll represented Mr. Muller

Saturday,
January 18, 1890
New York, NY Trial Cammerer vs. Muller

Ingersoll represented Mr. Muller

Tuesday,
January 21, 1890
Harmanus Bleecker Hall
Albany, NY
Lecture

auditorium filled

Sunday,
February 9, 1890
400 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY
Correspondence Letter to Dr. Watts

about secularism debate held in Nova Scotia

Thursday,
February 20, 1890
Delmonicos
New York, NY
Lecture Diner of Cigar Manufacturers
Sunday,
February 23, 1890
New York, NY Writing Improved Man

article in “The World” – location uncertain

Thursday,
March 20, 1890
Delmonicos
New York, NY
Miscellaneous NY Press Club Banquet

brief speech made

Saturday,
March 22, 1890
New York, NY Lecture Lotos Club Dinner Tour:
90A
Saturday,
March 29, 1890
Hudson, NY Lecture Which Way?

crowded house

Tour:
90A
Sunday,
March 30, 1890 *
Date is approximate
Race Track
Albany, NY
Miscellaneous Bobsledding

With Susan B. Anthony, Talmage, Mark Twain, others

Monday,
April 21, 1890
New York, NY Interview NY Herald

Pope Leo XIII

Thursday,
April 24, 1890
New York, NY Writing Crumbling Creeds

Newspaper is “The Twentieth Century”

Saturday,
May 31, 1890
Reisser's
Philadelphia, PA
Miscellaneous diner party for Walt Whitman’s birthday
June, 1890 *
Date is approximate
Cleveland, OH Travel

article mentions Ingersoll on train between Buffalo & Cleveland

June, 1890 New York, NY Interview NY World
Saturday,
June 7, 1890
New York, NY Interview NY Journal

The Sacredness of the Sabbath

Friday,
June 20, 1890
Indianapolis, IN Interview Indianapolis Journal

The West and South

Sunday,
June 22, 1890
Rochester, NY Interview Rochester Post Express

The Westminster Creed and Other Subjects

Sunday,
June 22, 1890
Rochester, NY Travel arrived for Tone vs. Brown case>
Monday,
June 23, 1890
Rochester, NY Trial Tone vs. Brown law
Tuesday,
June 24, 1890
New York, NY Interview Revision of Faith

interviewed by UP reporter

Tuesday,
October 21, 1890
Horticultural Hall
Philadelphia, PA
Lecture Liberty in Literature
Friday,
October 31, 1890
Opera House
Toledo, OH
Political Speech

First political speech since 1880(except brief address in 1888)

Saturday,
December 27, 1890
Delmonicos
New York, NY
Lecture Manhattan Athletic Dinner
1890 New York, NY Writing Freethought Constructive?

The Truth Seeker newspaper article location uncertain