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)
1893 Highlights

About March 3, 1893

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 128 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces