1893 in History (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 109 of 109

  • Nov 29 Ziqiang Institute, today known as Wuhan University, is founded by Zhang Zhidong, governor of Hubei and Hunan Provinces in late Qing Dynasty of China after his memorial to the throne is approved by the Qing Government.
  • Dec 5 Electric car built at the Dixon Carriage works 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 17 Russia ratifies Double Alliance with France
  • Dec 20 1st state anti-lynching statute approved, in Georgia

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Birthdays in History

Birthdays 101 - 155 of 155


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Aug 15 Harlow Curtice, President of General Motors (1953-8), born in Petrieville, Michigan (d. 1962)

President of General Motors Harlow Curtice
President of General Motors
Harlow Curtice
  • Aug 15 Leslie Comrie, New Zealand astronomer and computing pioneer, born in Pukekohe, New Zealand (d. 1950)

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Aug 22 Dorothy Parker, American short story writer (1958 Marjorie Peabody Award), born in Long Branch, New Jersey (d. 1967)

Short Story Writer Dorothy Parker
Short Story Writer
Dorothy Parker
  • Aug 25 Henry Trendley Dean, American dental researcher, born in East St. Louis, Illinois (d. 1962)
  • Aug 30 Huey P Long, Winn Parish La, (gov/sen-D-La)
  • Aug 31 Lily Laskine, French harpist, born in Paris (d. 1988)
  • Sep 1 Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Japans/US painter/etcher/lithographer
  • Sep 4 Henry Schultz, American farm commune leader
  • Sep 6 Claire Chennault, American military leader, born in Commerce, Texas (d. 1958)
  • Sep 7 Leslie Hore-Belisha, British Minister of Transport
  • Sep 10 Maria de Jesus, Portuguese supercentenarian
  • Sep 16 Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, Hungarian biochemist (Vitamin C, Nobel 1937)
  • Sep 17 Abel J Herzberg, Russ/Dutch writer (Persecution of Jews)
  • Sep 18 William March, [Campbell], American writer (Company K)
  • Sep 20 Hans H B Scharoun, German architect (Berlin Philharmonic)
  • 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 30 Lansdale Sasscer, American politician (d. 1964)
  • Oct 1 Faith Baldwin, author/novelist (They Who Love), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • Oct 1 Yip Man, Martial Arts Master d.(1972)
  • Oct 8 Orovida Camille Pissarro, British painter and etcher, born in Epping, England (d. 1968)
  • Oct 9 Mário de Andrade, Brazilian writer, photographer and modernist, born in São Paulo (d. 1947)
  • Oct 10 August Balthazar, Belgian politician
  • Oct 12 Velvalee Dickinson, American spy, convicted of espionage against the United States on behalf of Japan during World War II, born in Sacramento, California (d. 1980)
  • Oct 15 Charles II, King of Romania (1930-40)
  • Oct 17 Fritz Ascher, German Expressionist artist , born in Berlin, Germany
  • Oct 18 Roy Del Ruth, DE, director (About Face, Babe Ruth Story, Star Show)
  • Oct 18 Sidney Holland, Prime Minister of New Zealand (National: 1949-57), born in Greendale, New Zealand (d. 1961)
  • Oct 18 Georges Ohsawa, Japanese founder of Macrobiotics (d. 1966)
  • Oct 23 Ernest Julius Öpik, Kunda, Estonian Astronomer and Astrophysicist known for his studies of meteors and the structure and evolution of the cosmos
  • Oct 28 Christopher K Ingold, English chemist
  • Oct 28 Otto E Huiswoud, [Frank Billings], editor-in-chief (Negro Worker)
  • Oct 30 Charles Atlas, [Angelo Siciliano], American bodybuilder
  • Oct 30 Jan M Romein, Dutch historian (Low Countries at Sea)
  • Oct 30 Roland Freisler, German Nazi politician (d. 1945)
  • Nov 2 Battista Farina, founder of Pininfarina company (d. 1966)
  • Nov 5 Raymond Loewy, US industrial designer
  • Nov 8 Prajadhipok, Rama VII, king of Thailand (d. 1941)
  • Nov 10 John P. Marquand, American writer (d. 1960)
  • Nov 11 Alceu Amoroso Lima, Brazilian author
  • Nov 13 Edward A Doisy Sr, US bio-chemist (Vitamin K1, Nobel 1943)
  • Nov 14 Carlo E Gadda, Italian engineer/writer (Madonna dei filosofi)
  • Nov 14 Evert S J Kruythoff, Ned Antillean author (conservation flora)
  • Nov 14 Carlo Emilio Gadda, Italian writer, born in Milan (d. 1973)
  • Nov 16 Cornelis J van der Klauw, Dutch biologist/zoologist
  • Nov 19 René Voisin, French classical trumpet player (d. 1952)
  • Nov 22 M Kaganovitsj Kogan, people's commissioner for Stalin
  • Nov 22 Harley J. Earl, American automobile designer (d. 1969)
  • Nov 24 Charles F. Hurley, 54th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1946)
  • Dec 1 Ernst Toller, German playwright, President of Bavarian Soviet Republic (1919), born in Samotschin (d. 1939)
  • Dec 2 Julius Bissier, German painter
  • Dec 17 Erwin Piscator, German stage director (Der Stellvertreter)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dec 26 Mao Zedong, Chinese revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party of China (1949-76), born in Shaoshan, Hunan (d. 1976)

Chinese Revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party Mao Zedong
Chinese Revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party
Mao Zedong
  • Dec 31 Max Lamberty, Flemish sociologist/author (Flemish Resurrection)

Weddings in History


Deaths in History