On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1893

Famous Birthdays

  • Bessie Coleman, 1st African American airplane pilot
  • Giuseppe Genco Russo, Sicilian mafioso (d. 1976)

Famous Deaths

  • Abner Doubleday, Union general-major and inventor (baseball), dies at 73
1893 Highlights

About January 26, 1893

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 128 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius