On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1893

Historical Events

  • British Open Men's Golf, Prestwick GC: Scotland's William Auchterlonie wins by 2 shots from amateur Johnny Laidley
  • Gladstones' Second Home Rule Bill for Ireland passes in the House of Commons but vetoed by The House of Lords by 419 votes to 41

Famous Birthdays

  • Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Japanese-American painter, etcher and lithographer, born in Okayama, Japan (d. 1953)
1893 Highlights

About September 1, 1893

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo