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Historical Events In 1893

Saturday, 25 May 2019

Feb 26   2 Clydesdale horses set record by pulling 48 tons on a sledge, Michigan in the year 1893.  

Feb 26   On this day in history ivor A "I A" Richards, English poet/critic (Meaning of Meaning) [NS]  

Feb 27   On this day in history joseph Messner, composer  

Feb 28   Ben Hecht, NYC, novelist/playwright/screenwriter (Front Page) in the year 1893.  

Feb 28   In the year 1893 edward Acheson, Penn, patents an abrasive he names "carborundum"  

Feb 28   In the year 1893 edward Acheson, Pennsylvania, patents an abrasive he names "carborundum"  

Feb 28   In the year 1893 the birth of Ben Hecht, American writer  

Mar 01   Diplomatic Appropriation Act, authorizes the US rank of ambassador on this day in history.  

Mar 01   Theo Frenkel, actor (Footlights, Hague's Comedy) in the year 1893.  

Mar 02   On this day in history 1st federal railroad legislation passed; required safety features  

Mar 02   On this day in history maxime Dumoulin, composer  

Mar 02   In the year 1893 the first federal railroad legislation passed; required safety features  

Mar 03   Beatrice Wood, potter/artist/author on this day in history.  

Mar 03   In the year 1893 columbian Isabella silver quarter authorized  

Mar 03   Congress authorizes first federal road agency, in Department of Agriculture on this day in history.  

Mar 04   Francis Dhanis' army attacksthe Lualaba, occupies Nyangwe in the year 1893.  

Mar 04   On this day in history grover Cleveland (D) inaugrated as 24th US President (2nd term)  

Mar 05   Emmett J Culligan, founder of water treatment organization in the year 1893.  

Mar 05   Hippolyte Taine, French philosopher/historian, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Mar 06   Kathleen Smoothy, housewife (last link to Siege of SIdney Street) on this day in history.  

Mar 09   Congo cannibals killed 1000s of Arabs on this day in history.  

Mar 09   Edgar Scauflaire, Belgian muralist/decorator on this day in history.  

Mar 10   On this day in history ivory Coast becomes a French colony  

Mar 10   On this day in history new Mexico State University cancels its first graduation ceremony, its only graduate Sam Steele was robbed &killed the night before  

Mar 16   In the year 1893 isobel Elsom, actress (My Fair Lady, Love From a Stranger)  

Mar 18   On this day in history wilfred Owen, England, anti-war poet (Anthem for Doomed Youth)  

Mar 19   Karel Komzak, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Mar 21   In the year 1893 geoffrey Dearmer, poet  

Mar 25   Edward Hart, (Rep-D-NJ)/1st chairman of Com on Un-American Activities on this day in history.  

Mar 26   In the year 1893 palmiro Togliatti, founder (Communist Party of Italy)  

Mar 27   Dragoljub "Draza" Mihailovic, Yugoslavian general/nazi collaborator on this day in history.  

Mar 30   In the year 1893 thomas F Bayard becomes 1st US ambassador in Great Britain  

Mar 30   In the year 1893 thomas F Bayard becomes first US ambassador in Great Britain  

Mar 31   On this day in history clemens Krauss, Vienna Austria, conductor (Berlin State Orch-1937)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1893

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of lillian Leitzel, German acrobat and strongwoman (d. 1931)  

Jan 03   Pierre Drieu La Rochelle, French novelist/essayist (Gilles) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of manuel Palau Boix, composer  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of yone Minagawa, Japanese, became worlds Oldest living person January 29, 2007. (d. Aug. 13, 2007)  

Jan 05   In the year 1893 birth of friedrich Blume, German musicologist (Das Rassenproblem in der Musik)  

Jan 05   In the year 1893 birth of zoltán Böszörmény, Hungarian Nazi politician (d. unknown)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of paramahansa Yogananda, Indian guru (d. 1952)  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of albert Jacka, Australian soldier, first Australian World War I Victoria Cross winner (d. 1932)  

Famous Deaths In 1893

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history death of john Obadiah Westwood, British entomologist (b. 1805)  

Jan 07   On this day in history death of jožef Stefan, Slovenian physicist and mathematician (b. 1835)  

Jan 09   Mohara, Arab ivory/slave trader, dies in battle & is eaten in the year 1893.  

Jan 11   On this day in history benjamin F Butler, US gen/pres candidate (anti-monopoly), dies at 74  

Jan 15   On this day in history death of fanny Kemble, British actress and author (b. 1809)  

Jan 16   On this day in history johan Philip Koelman, painter/sculptor/architect, dies at 74  

Jan 17   Rutherford B Hayes, 19th US Pres (1877-81), dies in Fremont Ohio at 70 in the year 1893.  

Jan 19   On this day in history julius Eichberg, composer, dies at 68  

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