What Happened on November 16, 1893

Famous Birthdays

  • Cornelis Jakob van der Klauw, Dutch biologist and zoologist, born in Amsterdam (d. 1972)
  • Cristóbal Torriente, Cuban Baseball HOF outfielder (NgL NL batting champion 1920; NgL NL pennant 1920–22; Chicago American Giants; career batting average: .352), born in Cienfuegos, Cuba (d. 1938)
Born in 1893

Famous Deaths

  • George Alexander Osborne, Irish pianist and composer (La Pluie de perles), dies of natural causes at 87
1893 Highlights

About November 16, 1893

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 129 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio