On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1893

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Daniel Hale Williams III 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 cricketer (sturdy pace bowler for England 1924-34), 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