On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1893

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestDorothy Parker

Dorothy Parker, American short story writer (1958 Marjorie Peabody Award), born in Long Branch, New Jersey (d. 1967)

Short Story Writer Dorothy Parker
Short Story Writer
Dorothy Parker

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst II, duke of Saxony-Coburg-Gotha (1844-93) and composer, dies at 75 (b. 1818)
1893 Highlights

About August 22, 1893

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo