What Happened in September 1893

Historical Events

  • Sep 1 Gladstones' Second Home Rule Bill for Ireland passes in the House of Commons but vetoed by The House of Lords by 419 votes to 41
  • Sep 1 33rd British Golf Open: William Auchterlonie shoots a 322 at Prestwick Golf Club

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 4 English author Beatrix Potter first writes the story of Peter Rabbit for a 5 year old boy

Children's Author Beatrix Potter
Children's Author
Beatrix Potter
  • Sep 11 Bronx Gas & Electric Company opens on Frisby & Tremont Ave
  • Sep 11 Shaku Soen is 1st Zen teacher to visit the West (Chicago)
  • Sep 11 First conference of the World Parliament of Religions is held.
  • Sep 16 Cherokee Strip, Oklahoma, opens white settlement homesteaders
  • Sep 19 New Zealand becomes the first country to grant all women the right to vote
  • Sep 21 Frank Duryea drives first US made gas propelled vehicle (car)
  • Sep 21 1st auto built in US (by Duryea brothers) runs in Springfield

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 1 Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Japans/US painter/etcher/lithographer
  • Sep 3 Florrie Rodrigo, Dutch dancer/choreography/teacher (Schepelingen)
  • Sep 4 Henry Schultz, US, farm commune leader
  • Sep 6 Irving Bacon, actor (Branded Men, Fort Ti), born in St Joseph, Missouri
  • Sep 6 Claire Chennault, American pilot (d. 1958)
  • Sep 7 Leslie Hore-Belisha, British Minister of Transport
  • Sep 10 Al "Fuzzy" St John, Santa Ana California, actor (Lash of the West)
  • Sep 10 Maria de Jesus, Portuguese supercentenarian
  • Sep 11 W. Douglas Hawkes, British racing driver (d. 1974)
  • Sep 13 Larry Shields, American musician (d. 1953)
  • Sep 16 Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, Hungary, biochemist (Vitamin C, Nobel 1937)
  • Sep 16 Alexander Korda, British movie producer (3rd man)
  • Sep 17 Abel J Herzberg, Russ/Dutch writer (Persecution of Jews)
  • Sep 18 Arthur Benjamin, Australian composer (Jamaican Rumba), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Sep 18 William March, [Campbell], US, writer (Company K)
  • Sep 20 Hans H B Scharoun, German architect (Berlin Philharmonic)
  • Sep 21 Moses Pergament, composer
  • Sep 24 Blind Lemon Jefferson, Coutchman, Texas, blues singer and guitarist, (d. 1929)
  • Sep 24 Julia Faye, actress (10 Commandments, Samson & Delilah), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Sep 26 Milos Crnjanski, Serbian poet (Seobe)
  • Sep 27 Joannes DM Cornelissen, Dutch historian (Hooft & Tacitus)
  • Sep 28 Marie V Felix, prince of Luxemburg/Bourbon-Parma
  • Sep 29 Fabien Sevitzky, Vishny Volotchok Russia, conductor (Philadelphia Orch)
  • Sep 29 Phillip Tead, Somerville Mass, actor (Lightnin', Fighting Blade)
  • Sep 30 Lansdale Sasscer, American politician (d. 1964)

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 13 Microbiologist Robert Koch (49) weds actress Hedwig Freiberg (20)

Microbiologist Robert Koch
Robert Koch

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 3 James Harrison, Scottish-born inventor (b. 1816)
  • Sep 15 Thomas Hawksley, English civil engineer (b. 1807)
  • Sep 19 Alexander Tilloch Galt, Canadian politician, a father of Canadian Confederation (b. 1817)