What Happened on June 21, 1893

Historical Events

  • 1st Ferris wheel opens at Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

Leland StanfordLeland Stanford (1824-1893)

American business tycoon (Southern Pacific Railroad), 8th Governor of California and founder of Stanford University, dies of heart failure at 69

1893 Highlights

About June 21, 1893

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 129 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer