Historical Events in December 1893

  • Dec 5 1st electric car (built in Toronto) could go 15 miles between charges
  • Dec 11 11 fishing ships wash up at Wadden Sea, 22 killed
  • Dec 15 Dvoráks "From the New World" premieres at Carnegie Hall NYC
  • Dec 16 Anton Dvorak's "New World Symphony" premieres
  • Dec 17 Russia ratifies Double Alliance with France
  • Dec 20 1st state anti-lynching statute approved, in Georgia
  • Dec 23 Opera "Hansel und Gretel" is produced (Weimar)

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Dec 24 Henry Ford completes his first useful petrol / gasoline fuelled engine

Ford Motor Company Founder Henry Ford
Ford Motor Company Founder
Henry Ford
  • Dec 28 French lieutenant Boiteux annexes Tumbuktu
  • Dec 30 Russia signs military accord with France