What Happened on October 30, 1893

Historical Events

  • US Senate approves repealing Sherman Silver Purchase Act of 1890

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Atlas [Angelo Siciliano], Italian-American bodybuilder, born in Acri, Cosenza, Italy (d. 1972)
  • Jan Romein, Dutch historian (Low Countries at Sea), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1962)
  • Roland Freisler, German Nazi judge (July 20th plotter case) and politician, born in Celle, Lower Saxony, German Empire (d. 1945)

Famous Deaths

John AbbottJohn Abbott (1821-1893)

3rd Prime Minister of Canada (Conservative: 1891-92), dies of brain cancer at 72

1893 Highlights

About October 30, 1893

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 129 years, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio