On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 1893

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernst Toller, German playwright, President of Bavarian Soviet Republic (1919), born in Samotschin (d. 1939)
  • Herman Griffith, West Indian cricket fast bowler (13 Tests; 44 wickets; best 6-103), born in Arima, Trinidad and Tobago (d. 1980)

Famous Deaths

  • Eduard Franck, German composer, dies at 76
1893 Highlights

About December 1, 1893

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 128 years and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius