On This Day

What Happened on May 31, 1893

Historical Events

Historic Event

Remains of Jefferson Davis moved from New Orleans and re-interred at Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia, per his widow's request

  • Whitcomb Judson, Chicago, patents a hookless fastening (zipper)
1893 Highlights

About May 31, 1893

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 128 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini