Historical Events in June 1893

  • Jun 1 Opera "Falstaff" is produced (Berlin)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 7 Gandhi's first act of civil disobedience.

Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader
Mahatma Gandhi
  • Jun 10 27th Belmont: Willie Simms aboard Commanche wins in 1:53.25
  • Jun 16 RW Rueckheim invents Cracker Jack

MurderMurder of Interest

Jun 20 Lizzie Borden acquitted of the 1892 axe murders of her father and stepmother in Fall River, Massachusetts

Acquitted Murderer Lizzie Borden
Acquitted Murderer
Lizzie Borden
  • Jun 21 1st Ferris wheel premieres (Chicago's Columbian Exposition)
  • Jun 22 British fleet under Vice Admiral George Tryon leaves Beirut
  • Jun 23 7th U.S. Women's National Championship: Aline Terry beats Augusta Schultz (6-1, 6-3)
  • Jun 27 Great stock crash on NY stock exchange
  • Jun 30 Excelsior diamond (blue-white 995 carats) discovered