On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1893

Day of the Week: Thursday

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)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

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

King of the United Kingdom George V
King of the United Kingdom
George V

Famous Deaths

  • Guy de Maupassant, French author (Boule de Suif), French author, dies at 42