On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 1893

Historical Events

  • Nabisco Foods invents Cream of Wheat

Famous Birthdays

  • Earle Hodgins, American film and television fast-talking character actor (Guestward Ho!), born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 1964)

Famous Deaths

  • Ford Madox Brown, British painter, dies at 72
1893 Highlights

About October 6, 1893

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 128 years and 2 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra