September 1893 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 1 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

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Sep 4 English author Beatrix Potter first writes the story of Peter Rabbit for a 5 year old boy

Children's Author Beatrix Potter
Children's Author
Beatrix Potter
  • Sep 11 Bronx Gas & Electric Company opens on Frisby & Tremont Ave
  • Sep 11 Shaku Soen is 1st Zen teacher to visit the West (Chicago)
  • Sep 11 First conference of the World Parliament of Religions is held in Chicago, Indian monk Swani Vivekananda gives influential speech
  • Sep 16 Cherokee Strip, Oklahoma, opens white settlement homesteaders
  • Sep 19 New Zealand becomes the first country to grant all women the right to vote
  • Sep 21 Frank Duryea drives the 1st American-made gas propelled vehicle

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 1 Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Japans/US painter/etcher/lithographer
  • Sep 4 Henry Schultz, American farm commune leader
  • Sep 6 Claire Chennault, American military leader, born in Commerce, Texas (d. 1958)
  • Sep 7 Leslie Hore-Belisha, British Minister of Transport
  • Sep 10 Maria de Jesus, Portuguese supercentenarian
  • Sep 16 Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, Hungarian biochemist (Vitamin C, Nobel 1937)
  • Sep 17 Abel J Herzberg, Russ/Dutch writer (Persecution of Jews)
  • Sep 18 William March, [Campbell], American writer (Company K)
  • Sep 20 Hans H B Scharoun, German architect (Berlin Philharmonic)
  • Sep 26 Milos Crnjanski, Serbian poet (Seobe)
  • Sep 27 Joannes DM Cornelissen, Dutch historian (Hooft & Tacitus)
  • Sep 28 Marie V Felix, prince of Luxemburg/Bourbon-Parma
  • Sep 30 Lansdale Sasscer, American politician (d. 1964)

Deaths in History

  • Sep 3 James Harrison, Scottish-born inventor (b. 1816)
  • Sep 15 Thomas Hawksley, English civil engineer (b. 1807)
  • Sep 19 Alexander Tilloch Galt, Canadian politician, a father of Canadian Confederation, dies at 76