On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1893

Famous Birthdays

  • (Marie-Juliette) "Lili" Boulanger, French composer (first female winner of the Prix de Rome composition prize), born in Paris (d. 1918)
  • Theresa Weld Blanchard, American figure skater (US Singles C'ship 1914, 20-24; Pairs C'ship 1920-27; Olympic bronze 1920), born in Brookline, Massachusetts (d. 1978)
1893 Highlights

About August 21, 1893

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 128 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo