On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1893

Historical Events

  • US no longer allowed exclusive rights in Bering Sea

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Gauk, Russian-Soviet composer, born in Odessa, Ukraine (d. 1963)

Person of interestHarlow Curtice

Harlow Curtice, President of General Motors (1953-8), born in Petrieville, Michigan (d. 1962)

President of General Motors Harlow Curtice
President of General Motors
Harlow Curtice
  • Leslie Comrie, New Zealand astronomer and computing pioneer, born in Pukekohe, New Zealand (d. 1950)
1893 Highlights

About August 15, 1893

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo