On This Day

What Happened on June 7, 1893

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Gandhi's first act of civil disobedience.

Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader
Mahatma Gandhi

Famous Birthdays

  • Gillis Grafstr√∂m, Swedish figure skater (Olympic gold 1920, 24, 28), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1938)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestEdwin Booth

Edwin Booth, American Shakespearean actor (Hamlet), dies at 59

  • Johann Schrammel, Austrian composer, dies at 43
1893 Highlights

About June 7, 1893

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini