On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1893

Famous Birthdays

  • Georges Ohsawa, Japanese founder of Macrobiotics (d. 1966)
  • Roy Del Ruth, DE, director (About Face, Babe Ruth Story, Star Show)
  • Sidney Holland, Prime Minister of New Zealand (National: 1949-57), born in Greendale, New Zealand (d. 1961)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Gounod, French composer (La reine the Saba), dies at 75
  • Lucy Stone, American abolitionist (US Woman's Suffrage Association), dies at 75
1893 Highlights

About October 18, 1893

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 128 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra