1893

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This article is about the year 1893.
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1893 (MDCCCXCIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (dominical letter A) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Friday (dominical letter C) of the Julian calendar, the 1893rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 893rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 93rd year of the 19th century, and the 4th year of the 1890s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1893 is 12 calendar days difference, which continued to be used from 1582 until the complete conversion of the Gregorian calendar was entirely done in 1929.

Events

January–March

March 10: Ivory Coast becomes French colony.

April–June

July–September

July 11: Mikimoto develops cultured pearls.

October–December

Date unknown

France conquers Laos.

Births

January–March

April–June

Joan Miró

July–September

October–December

Lillian Gish

Date unknown

Otto Eppers, American cartoonist (d. 1955) Henry Matthew Talintyre, British artist (d. 1962) Russell Johnson, cartoonist (d. 1995)

Deaths

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

References

Further reading

  • The Year-book of the Imperial Institute of the United Kingdom, the colonies and India: a statistical record of the resources and trade of the colonial and Indian possessions of the British Empire (2nd. ed. 1893) 880pp; online edition