What Happened on July 9, 1893

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Daniel Williams performs 1st successful open heart surgery without anesthesia

Heart surgeon Daniel Williams
Heart surgeon
Daniel Williams

Famous Birthdays

  • George Geary, cricketer (sturdy pace bowler for England 1924-34)

Famous Deaths

  • George Christopher Cato, Natal pioneer and first mayor of Durban South Africa, dies at 79
  • William Scotton, cricketer (wicket in 15 Tests for Eng), suicide