On This Day

What Happened on November 6, 1893

Day of the Week: Monday

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