On This Day

What Happened on August 10, 1893

Historical Events

  • Chinese deported from San Francisco under Exclusion Act

Event of interestEvent 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

Mechanical Engineer Rudolf Diesel
Mechanical Engineer
Rudolf Diesel

Famous Birthdays

  • Douglas Stuart Moore, Cutchogue NY, composer (Good Night Harvard)
  • Viscount Dunrossil, Scotland, Gov Gen of Australia (1959-61)
  • Voranc Prezikov [Lovro Kuhar], Slovenian author (Samorastniki)
1893 Highlights

About August 10, 1893

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 128 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo