On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1893

Historical Events

  • The Critic reports that ice cream soda is America's national drink

Famous Birthdays

  • Grace Cunard, American silent screen actress (Untamed, Resurrection), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 1967)
  • Henri Puvrez, Belgian sculptor (Sereniteit)
1893 Highlights

About April 8, 1893

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 128 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries