On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1893

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Henry Ford completes his first useful petrol / gasoline fuelled engine

Ford Motor Company Founder Henry Ford
Ford Motor Company Founder
Henry Ford

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Brisson, Danish actor (Ship Cafe, Ring, Song of Soho, Murder at the Vanities), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1958)
  • Ruth Chatterton, American actress (Madame X, Sarah & Son), born in NYC, New York (d. 1961)
1893 Highlights

About December 24, 1893

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn