On This Day

July 6, 1893 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • The small town of Pomeroy, Iowa, is nearly destroyed by a tornado that kills 71 people and injures 200

Weddings in History


LoveWedding of Interest

British Prince George Duke of York (later George V) marries Princess Victoria of Teck (Queen Mary) at St James's Palace

King of the United Kingdom George V
King of the United Kingdom
George V

Deaths in History


Person of interestGuy de Maupassant

Guy de Maupassant, French author (Boule de Suif), dies four days after trying to commit suicide by cutting his throat at 42

Author and Master of the Short Story Guy de Maupassant
Author and Master of the Short Story
Guy de Maupassant