On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1893

Famous Birthdays

  • Aarre Merikanto, Finnish composer (12-tones music), born in Helsinki, Finland (d. 1958)
  • Antoon Schweigmann, Dutch religious poet and resistance fighter, born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands (d. 1945)
  • 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)
1893 Highlights

About June 29, 1893

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer