On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1893

Famous Birthdays

  • Pall Isolfsson, Icelandic composer, born in Stokkseyri, Iceland (d. 1974)
  • Velvalee Dickinson, American spy, convicted of espionage against the United States on behalf of Japan during World War II, born in Sacramento, California (d. 1980)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Education pioneer Booker T. Washington (37) weds Margaret James Murray

Education Pioneer Booker T. Washington
Education Pioneer
Booker T. Washington

1893 Highlights

About October 12, 1893

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra