What Happened on October 18, 1893

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Georges Ohsawa, Japanese founder of Macrobiotics (d. 1966)
  • Roy Del Ruth, DE, director (About Face, Babe Ruth Story, Star Show)
  • Sidney Holland, NZ, PM of NZ (1949-57)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles F Gounod, French composer (La reine the Saba), dies at 75
  • Lucy [Blackwell-]Stone, US abolitionist/feminist, dies