On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1893

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky conducts first performance of his Symphony Number Six in B minor, "Pathetique"


Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Kelk Ingold, English chemist (Cahn–Ingold–Prelog priority rules), born in London (d. 1970)
  • Otto Huiswoud, Suriname-born political activist and editor-in-chief (Negro Worker), born in Paramaribo, Suriname (d. 1961)
1893 Highlights

About October 28, 1893

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio