On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1893

Famous Deaths


Person of interestMary Ann Shadd Cary

Mary Ann Shadd Cary, American-Canadian publisher and anti-slavery campaigner, 1st African American newspaper publisher, dies of stomach cancer at 69

Suffragist and Publisher Mary Ann Shadd Cary
Suffragist and Publisher
Mary Ann Shadd Cary

1893 Highlights

About June 5, 1893

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini