On This Day

June 30, 1893 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Excelsior diamond (blue-white 995 carats) then world's largest, discovered in Jagersfontein Mine, South Africa

Birthdays in History

  • Harold Laski, English economist and Labour Party leader (1945-46), born in Manchester, England (d. 1950)
  • Walter Ulbricht, German politician (Head Of State, German Democratic Republic), born in Leipzig, Saxony, German Empire (d. 1973)