1893 in History – What happened in year 1893

In history, year 1893 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1893.

Know what happened in 1893:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
04 DecemberFirst Matabele War-A patrol of British South Africa Companysoldiers was ambushed and annihilated by more than 3,000 Matabelewarriors.
17 January The Citizens' Committee of Public Safety led by Lorrin A. Thurston overthrew the government of Queen Lili?uokalani of the Kingdom of Hawaii.
12 NovemberMortimer Durand, Foreign Secretary of British India, and AbdurRahman Khan, Amir of Afghanistan, signed the Durand Line Agreement,establishing what is now the international border between Afghanistanand Pakistan.
28 OctoberIn Saint Petersburg, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky led the firstperformance of his Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Pathétique, nine daysbefore his death.
25 JulyThe Corinth Canal was formally opened, connecting the Gulf ofCorinth with the Saronic Gulf through the narrow Isthmus of Corinth inthe Aegean Sea.
06 AprilThe Salt Lake Temple, the largest of more than 140 temples ofThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was dedicated in SaltLake City.
28 FebruaryUSS Indiana (pictured), the lead ship of her class and thefirst battleship in the United States Navy comparable to foreignbattleships of the time, was launched.
04 DecemberFirst Matabele War-A patrol of British South Africa Company soldiers was ambushed and annihilated by more than 3,000 Matabele warriors.
07 SeptemberBritish expatriates in Italy founded the Genoa Cricket &Athletic Club, today one of Italy's oldest association football clubs.
11 SeptemberOn the opening day of the first Parliament of the World'sReligions in Chicago, Swami Vivekananda introduced Hinduism to theUnited States.
19 SeptemberNew Zealand became the first country to introduce universalsuffrage, following the women's suffrage movement led by Kate Sheppard.
12 NovemberMortimer Durand, Foreign Secretary of British India, and AbdurRahman Khan, Amir of Afghanistan, signed the Durand Line Agreement,establishing what is now the international border between Afghanistanand Pakistan.
17 JanuaryLorrin A. Thurston, along with the Citizens' Committee ofPublic Safety led the overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaii and thegovernment of Queen Lili?uokalani.
28 FebruaryUSS Indiana, the lead ship of her class and the first battleship in the United States Navy comparable to foreign battleships of the time, was launched.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1893:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
04 DecemberHerbert Read / Poet / United Kingdom
07 February Joseph Algernon Pearce / Physicist / Canada
09 MayWilliam Moulton Marston / Author / United States of America
09 JulyGeorge Geary / Cricketer / United Kingdom
10 February Bill Tilden / Tennis Player / United States of America
10 MayTonita Peña / Artist / United States of America
11 AprilDean Acheson / Politician / United States of America
11 March Wanda Gág / Author / United States of America
14 MayLouis Verneuil / Actor / France
15 JulyDick Rauch / Footballer / United States of America
20 January Georg Åberg / Jumper / Sweden
24 AugustHaim Ernst Wertheimer / Academic / Germany
24 DecemberHarry Warren / Composer / United States of America
24 March Walter Baade / Author / Germany
25 March Johannes Villemson / Runner / Estonia
26 March James Bryant Conant / Academic / United States of America
26 DecemberMao Zedong / Politician / China
30 AprilHarold Breen / Public Servant / Australia
30 SeptemberLansdale Ghiselin Sasscer / Lawyer / United States of America
31 AugustLily Laskine / Harp Player / France

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1893:

YearName / Profession / Country
23 March Gopalswamy Doraiswamy Naidu / Business Man / India
14 JulyGarimella Satyanarayana / Poet / India
23 JuneSir Robert McGregor Macdonald Lockhart / Soldier / India
06 OctoberMeghnad Saha / Astronomer / India
06 OctoberMeghnad Saha / Scientist / India
09 AprilRahul Sankrityayan / Author / India
29 JunePrasanta Chandra Mahalanobis / Economist / India

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