On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1893

Famous Birthdays

  • Lili [Marie-Juliette Olga] Boulanger, French composer (first female winner of the Prix de Rome composition prize), born in Paris (d. 1918)
  • Theresa Weld Blanchard, American figure skating champion (1914, 1920-24), born in Brookline, Massachusetts (d. 1978)
1893 Highlights

About August 21, 1893

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 2 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo