What Happened on October 18, 1893

Famous Birthdays

  • Georges Ohsawa, Japanese founder of Macrobiotics (d. 1966)
  • Roy Del Ruth, American filmmaker (About Face, Babe Ruth Story, Star Show), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1961)
  • Sidney Holland, Prime Minister of New Zealand (National: 1949-57), born in Greendale, New Zealand (d. 1961)
Born in 1893

Famous Deaths

Charles Gounod (1818-1893)

French composer (Faust; La reine the Saba; Funeral March of a Marionette), 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? 129 years, 11 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra