Historical Events in November 1893

  • Nov 4 British South Africa Company troops under Dr Jamesons occupy Bulawayo, Matabeleland
  • Nov 7 US State Colorado accepts female suffrage
  • Nov 12 The treaty of the Durand Line is signed between present day Pakistan and Afghanistan - the Durand Line has gained international recognition as an international border between the two sister nations.

Theater Premiere

Nov 14 Gerhart Hauptmann's play "Hanneles Himmelfahrt" premieres in Berlin, Germany

Catholic Encyclical

Nov 18 Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Providentissimus Deus

  • Nov 19 1st newspaper color supplement (NY World)

The First Country to Grant Women the Vote

Nov 28 Women vote in a national election for the first time, in the New Zealand general election

  • Nov 29 Ziqiang Institute, today known as Wuhan University, is founded by Zhang Zhidong, governor of Hubei and Hunan Provinces in late Qing Dynasty of China after his memorial to the throne is approved by the Qing Government.
  • Nov 30 2nd Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 40-16 in Montgomery