What Happened on June 21, 1893

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st Ferris wheel premieres (Chicago's Columbian Exposition)

Famous Birthdays

  • Alois Hába, Czech composer, born in Vizovice, Zlín Region, Czech Republic (d. 1973)

Famous Deaths

  • Leland Stanford, American business tycoon, 8th Governor of California and founder of Stanford University, dies at 69