On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1893

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • C. Dazey's "In Old Kentucky" premieres in NYC (27 seasons)

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernest Julius Öpik, Kunda, Estonian Astronomer and Astrophysicist known for his studies of meteors and the structure and evolution of the cosmos
  • Jean Absil, Belgian organist and composer (Peau d'Ane), born in Bonsecours; (d. 1974)