On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1893

Historical Events

  • France introduces motor vehicle registration, includes a driving test

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Alessandrescu, Romanian composer, born in Bucharest (d. 1959)
  • Carl Benton Reid, American actor (Pressure Point, In a Lonely Place), born in Lansing, Michigan (d. 1973)
1893 Highlights

About August 14, 1893

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 3 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo