On This Day

What Happened on June 7, 1893

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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