On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1893

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Giacomo Puccini's Opera "Manon Lescaut" premieres in Turin

Opera Composer Giacomo Puccini
Opera Composer
Giacomo Puccini

Film & TV History

Thomas Edison completes worlds 1st movie studio at West Orange, New Jersey

Inventor Thomas Edison
Inventor
Thomas Edison

Famous Deaths

  • George Henry Sanderson, Mayor of San Francisco, dies at 70
1893 Highlights

About February 1, 1893

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 128 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius