On This Day

What Happened on March 3, 1893

Historical Events

  • Columbian Isabella silver quarter authorized
  • US Congress authorizes 1st federal road agency, in Department of Agriculture

Famous Birthdays

  • Beatrice Wood, potter/artist/author
  • Bill Nestell, American actor (Dangerous Venture, Buckskin Frontier), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1966)
  • Mississippi John Hurt, American blues singer and guitarist, born in Teoc, Carroll County, Mississippi (d. 1966)
1893 Highlights

About March 3, 1893

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

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces