What Happened on February 26, 1893

Historical Events

  • 2 Clydesdale horses set record by pulling 48 tons on a sledge, in Michigan
  • Norwegian Einar Halvorsen skates world record 500m (48 sec)

Famous Birthdays

  • (Ivor Armstrong) I. A. Richards, British poet and influential critic (Meaning of Meaning), born in Sandbach, England (d. 1979)
  • William Frawley, American vaudeville, silent and sound screen actor (I Love Lucy - "Fred"; My Three Sons - "Bub"; Miracle on 34th Street), born in Burlington, Iowa (d. 1966)
1893 Highlights

About February 26, 1893

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 129 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces