On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 1893

Historical Events

  • British Independent Labour Party forms (Keir Hardie as its leader)
  • U.S. Marines land in Honolulu from the U.S.S. Boston to prevent the queen from abrogating the Bayonet Constitution.

Famous Birthdays

  • Clarke Ashton Smith, American sci-fi author (Lost Worlds, Genius Loci)
  • Jan Evangelista Zelinka, Czech composer (Meluzina), born in Prague, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1969)
  • Roy Cazaly, Australian rules footballer (d. 1963)
1893 Highlights

About January 13, 1893

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn