On This Day

What Happened on November 6, 1893

Famous Birthdays

  • August Defresne, Dutch playwright and director (Uninhabited Island), born in Maastricht, Netherlands (d. 1961)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Russian composer of the late-Romantic period (1812 Overture, Swan Lake), dies of suspected cholera at 53


1893 Highlights

About November 6, 1893

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio