What Happened on August 15, 1893

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • US no longer allowed exclusive rights in Bering Sea

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Vasil'yevich Gauk, composer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Harlow Curtice, President of General Motors (1953-8), born in Petrieville, Michigan (d. 1962)

President of General Motors Harlow Curtice
President of General Motors
Harlow Curtice
  • Leslie Comrie, New Zealand astronomer and computing pioneer, born in Pukekohe, New Zealand (d. 1950)