On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1893

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Daniel Williams repairs the torn pericardium of a knife wound patient, James Cornish, without penicillin or blood transfusion

Heart Surgeon Daniel Williams
Heart Surgeon
Daniel Williams

Famous Birthdays

  • George Geary, English cricket fast bowler (14 Tests, 46 wickets), born in Barwell, Leicestershire, England (d. 1981)

Famous Deaths

  • George Christopher Cato, Natal pioneer and first mayor of Durban South Africa, dies at 79
  • William Scotton, cricketer (wicket in 15 Tests for Eng), suicide
1893 Highlights

About July 9, 1893

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer