What Happened on July 28, 1893

Historical Events

Event of Interest

A petition organised by Kate Sheppard, demanding women's suffrage, is delivered to New Zealand's parliament; signed by over 25,000 women, a 5th of the adult European female population

  • Vizcaya Bridge - largest transporter bridge in the world opens over the River Ibaizabal, designed by Basque architect Alberto de Palacio [1]

Famous Birthdays

  • Rued Immanuel Langgaard, Danish composer and organist (Music of the Spheres; Antikrist), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1952) [1]
  • Wilbur "Bullet" Rogan, American Baseball HOF pitcher, outfielder, manager (Kansas City Monarchs NgL 1920-38), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (d. 1967)
Born in 1893

About July 28, 1893

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 129 years, 10 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo