What Happened on August 10, 1893

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Chinese deported from San Francisco under Exclusion Act
  • Rudolf Diesel's prime model internal combustion engine, a single 10-foot iron cylinder with a flywheel at its base, ran on its own power for the first time in Augsburg, Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • Douglas Stuart Moore, Cutchogue NY, composer (Good Night Harvard)
  • Viscount Dunrossil, Scotland, Gov Gen of Australia (1959-61)
  • Voranc Prezikov, [Lovro Kuhar], Slovenian author (Samorastniki)