What Happened on July 6, 1893

Historical Events

  • The small town of Pomeroy, Iowa, is nearly destroyed by a tornado that kills 71 people and injures 200

Famous Birthdays

  • Wilton St Hill, West Indian cricketer (3 Tests 1928-30), born in Port of Spain, Trinidad (d. 1957)
Born in 1893

Famous Weddings

George V

British Prince George Duke of York (later George V) marries Princess Victoria of Teck (Queen Mary) at St James's Palace

Famous Deaths

Guy de Maupassant (1850-1893)

French author (Boule de Suif), dies four days after trying to commit suicide by cutting his throat at 42

1893 Highlights

About July 6, 1893

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 130 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer