1893 in History – What happened in year 1893

✅ Published on April 6th, 2009 in 19th Century in History

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.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1893 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
17 januaryLorrin A. Thurston, along with the Citizens' Committee of Public Safety led the overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaii and the government 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.
06 aprilThe Salt Lake Temple, the largest of more than 140 temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was dedicated in Salt Lake City.
07 juneMK Gandhi committed his first attempt of civil disobedience. The attempt was done in South Africa. That time South Africa was also under British rule. People were facing racism. Coloured were made deprived of rights by British.
11 julyKokichi Mikimoto obtained first cultured pearl. He was a Japanese entrepreneur. He was credited for giving start to pearl industry. A pearl is a hard material obtained from molluscs. It is made naturally by molluscs for protection.
25 julyThe Corinth Canal was formally opened, connecting the Gulf ofCorinth with the Saronic Gulf through the narrow Isthmus of Corinth inthe Aegean Sea.
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 universal suffrage, following the women's suffrage movement led by Kate Sheppard.
28 octoberIn Saint Petersburg, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky led the firstperformance of his Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Pathétique, nine daysbefore his death.
29 octoberIn Saint Petersburg, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky led the firstperformance of his Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Pathétique, nine daysbefore his death.
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.
04 decemberFirst Matabele War-A patrol of British South Africa Companysoldiers was ambushed and annihilated by more than 3,000 Matabelewarriors.
19 SeptemberIn New Zealand all women were given voting rights under the Elections Act 1893.
19 NovemberThe first color supplement Sunday was published by the New York World newspaper.
28 NovemberWomen voted for the first time in a national election in New Zealand.
05 DecemberToronto became the first electric car to run 15 miles on a single charge.
26 DecemberThe founder and president of the Communist Party, Mao Xe Tung, was born in China.
13 JanuaryThe Independent Labor Party began its first meeting in the United Kingdom.
24 FebruaryAmerican University was established in Washington DC by an Act of Congress.
04 MarchGrover Cleveland sworn in as the 24th President of the United States.
01 AprilEstablished in the United States as Navy Chief Patty Officer.
10 MayThe Imperial Institute opened in London.
27 JuneGold calorie is found in Western Australia.
01 JulyUS President Grover Cleveland operated in secret.
14 AugustFrance Motor Vehicle Registration was introduced which included a driving test.
11 SeptemberThe first meeting of the World Religion Parliament ICT took place in Chicago.
10 OctoberThe first car number plate was shown in Paris, France.
07 NovemberColorado women were given voting rights.
05 DecemberMultiple voting ended in New South Wales.

Famous birthdays in the year 1893:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 OctoberLeroy Shield / Composer / United States of America
02 JulyRalph Hancock / Author / United Kingdom
03 SeptemberAndrey Dikiy / Journalist / United States of America
06 February Muhammad Zafarullah Khan / Politician / Pakistan
07 February Joseph Algernon Pearce / Physicist / Canada
08 OctoberClarence Williams / Composer / United States of America
08 February Ba Maw / Politician / Myanmar (Burma)
10 NovemberJohn P. Marquand / Author / United States of America
10 MayTonita Peña / Artist / United States of America
13 NovemberEdward Adelbert Doisy / Academic / United States of America
13 SeptemberLarry Shields / Clarinet Player / United States of America
13 OctoberKurt Reidemeister / Mathematician / Germany
16 AprilJohn Norton / Hurdler / United States of America
18 OctoberGeorge Ohsawa / Philosopher / Japan
21 JuneAlois Hába / Educator / Czech Republic
23 AprilFrank Borzage / Actor / United States of America
25 AugustHenry Trendley Dean / Dentist / United States of America
26 JulyGeorge Grosz / Painter / Germany
26 DecemberMao Zedong / Politician / China
30 AugustHuey Long / Politician / United States of America

Famous Indian Personalities Birthdays in the year 1893:

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