On This Day

August 10, 1893 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Chinese deported from San Francisco under Exclusion Act

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Rudolf Diesel's prime model internal combustion engine, a single 10-foot iron cylinder with a flywheel at its base, ran on its own power for the first time in Augsburg, Germany

Mechanical Engineer Rudolf Diesel
Mechanical Engineer
Rudolf Diesel

Birthdays in History

  • Viscount Dunrossil, Scotland, Gov Gen of Australia (1959-61)
  • Voranc Prezikov, [Lovro Kuhar], Slovenian author (Samorastniki)