On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1893

Famous Birthdays

  • Prajadhipok, Rama VII, last absolute king of Siam (1925–35), born in Bangkok, Thailand (d. 1941)

Famous Deaths

  • Francis Parkman, American historian and author (Oregon Trail), dies at 70
1893 Highlights

About November 8, 1893

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio