On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1893

Famous Birthdays

  • Evgeny Karlovich Tikotsky, Polish/Belorussian composer, born in St. Petersburg (d. 1970)

Person of interestMao Zedong

Mao Zedong, Chinese revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party of China (1949-76), born in Shaoshan, Hunan (d. 1976)

Chinese Revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party Mao Zedong
Chinese Revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party
Mao Zedong
  • Yury Nikolayevich Tyulin, Russian composer and music theorist, born in Reval, Russian Empire (d. 1976)

Famous Deaths

  • Victor SchÅ“lcher, French abolitionist writer, dies at 89
1893 Highlights

About December 26, 1893

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 10 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn