On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1893

Historical Events

  • 3rd worst hurricane in US history kills 1,800 (Mississippi)

Famous Birthdays

  • Cliff Friend, American pianist and songwriter, born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1974)
  • Faith Baldwin, American author (They Who Love), born in New Rochelle, New York (d. 1978)
  • Ip Man, Chinese martial artist, and a master teacher of Wing Chun, born in Foshan, Guangdong, Qing China (d. 1972)
1893 Highlights

About October 1, 1893

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 128 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra