On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 1893

Historical Events

  • Gaelic League is founded by Douglas Hyde and Eoin MacNeill in order to encourage Irish people to speak the language and take a greater interest in their culture

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Wilfred Orr, English pianist and composer (settings of A.E. Housman poems), born in Cheltenham (d. 1976)
1893 Highlights

About July 31, 1893

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo