What Happened on August 22, 1893

Famous Birthdays

Dorothy ParkerDorothy Parker (1893-1967)

American poet (Enough Rope), short story writer and satirist (1958 Marjorie Peabody Award), born in Long Branch, New Jersey

  • George Wood, England cricket wicket-keeper (3 Tests, 6 dismissals; Cambridge University CC, Kent CCC), born in Blackheath, England (d. 1971)
Born in 1893

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst II, Duke of Saxony-Coburg-Gotha (1844-93) and composer, dies at 75
1893 Highlights

About August 22, 1893

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 129 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo