What Happened on October 12, 1893

Famous Birthdays

  • Freddie Martin, West Indian cricket batsman, (9 Tests, 1 x 100; Jamaica), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 1967)
  • Páll Ísólfsson, Icelandic organist and 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

Booker T. Washington

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

1893 Highlights

About October 12, 1893

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 129 years, 1 month and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra