On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1893

Historical Events

  • Cleveland passes Park Act (forerunner of Metroparks)

Famous Birthdays

  • Clas Thunberg, Finnish speed skater (Olympic gold 1924, 28), born in Helsinki, Finland (d. 1973)
1893 Highlights

About April 5, 1893

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries