On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1893

Historical Events

Music History

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's final opera "Iolanta", is first performed outside of Russia in Hamburg, Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • Godfried Devreese, Belgian violinist, composer (Gothic Symphony), and conductor, born in Kortrijk, Belgium (d. 1972)
  • Pierre Drieu La Rochelle, French novelist and essayist (Gilles)
1893 Highlights

About January 3, 1893

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 129 years and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn