On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1893

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Ivor A "I A" Richards, English poet/critic (Meaning of Meaning) [NS]
  • Ivor Armstrong Richards, English literary critic (The Meaning of Meaning), born in Sandbach, England (d. 1979)
  • William Frawley, American actor (I Love Lucy, My 3 Sons), born in Burlington, Iowa (d. 1966)
1893 Highlights

About February 26, 1893

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces