On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1893

Famous Birthdays

  • Aarre Merikanto, Finnish composer (Lemmink√§inen; Juha; Schott Concerto), born in Helsinki, Grand Duchy of Finland (d. 1958)
  • Antoon Schweigmann, Dutch religious poet and resistance fighter, born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands (d. 1945)

Person of interestPrasanta Chandra Mahalanobis

Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis, Indian scientist and applied statistician (Mahalanobis distance), whose birthdate is celebrated annually in India as "National Statistics Day", born in Calcutta, Bengal, British India (d. 1972)

Scientist and Statistician Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis
Scientist and Statistician
Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis

1893 Highlights

About June 29, 1893

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 128 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer