What Happened on August 10, 1893

Historical Events

  • Chinese deported from San Francisco under Exclusion Act

Event of Interest

Rudolf Diesel's prime model internal combustion engine, a single 10-foot iron cylinder with a flywheel at its base, ran on its own power for the first time in Augsburg, Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • Douglas Moore, American organist, pianist, songwriter ("Goodnight Harvard"), and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer (Giants in the Earth; The Ballad of Baby Doe), born in Cutchogue, Long Island, New York (d. 1969)
  • Voranc Prezikov [Lovro Kuhar], Slovenian author (Samorastniki), born in Podgora, Austria-Hungary (d. 1950)
  • William Morrison, 1st Viscount Dunrossil, British politician (Governor General of Australia 1959-61), born in Torinturk, Scotland (d. 1961)
Born in 1893

About August 10, 1893

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 130 years, 1 month and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo