On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 1893

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Excelsior diamond (blue-white 995 carats) then world's largest, discovered in Jagersfontein Mine, South Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Harold Laski, English economist and Labour Party leader (1945-46), born in Manchester, England (d. 1950)
  • Walter Ulbricht, German politician (Head Of State, German Democratic Republic), born in Leipzig, Saxony, German Empire (d. 1973)