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1893

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 18th century19th century20th century
Decades: 1860s  1870s  1880s  – 1890s –  1900s  1910s  1920s
Years: 1890 1891 189218931894 1895 1896
1893 in topic:
Humanities
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By country
AustraliaBrazil - CanadaFranceGermanyMexicoPhilippinesSouth AfricaUSUK
Other topics
Rail TransportScienceSports
Lists of leaders
Colonial GovernorsState leaders
Birth and death categories
BirthsDeaths
Establishments and disestablishments categories
EstablishmentsDisestablishments
Works category
Works
1893 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1893
MDCCCXCIII
Ab urbe condita 2646
Armenian calendar 1342
ԹՎ ՌՅԽԲ
Assyrian calendar 6643
Bahá'í calendar 49–50
Bengali calendar 1300
Berber calendar 2843
British Regnal year 56 Vict. 1 – 57 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar 2437
Burmese calendar 1255
Byzantine calendar 7401–7402
Chinese calendar 壬辰(Water Dragon)
4589 or 4529
    — to —
癸巳年 (Water Snake)
4590 or 4530
Coptic calendar 1609–1610
Discordian calendar 3059
Ethiopian calendar 1885–1886
Hebrew calendar 5653–5654
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1949–1950
 - Shaka Samvat 1815–1816
 - Kali Yuga 4994–4995
Holocene calendar 11893
Igbo calendar 893–894
Iranian calendar 1271–1272
Islamic calendar 1310–1311
Japanese calendar Meiji 26
(明治26年)
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4226
Minguo calendar 19 before ROC
民前19年
Thai solar calendar 2436


Year 1893 (MDCCCXCIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

Events

January–March

March 10: Côte d'Ivoire becomes French colony.

April–June

June 22: British Mediterranean Fleet flagship Victoria sinks.
  • May 23Gandhi arrives in South Africa where he will live until 1914 -- he led non-violent peaceful protests on behalf of Indiah immigrants in Transvaal, and generally had a deeper experience of non-violent activities during these years.
  • Mary of Teck.
  • June 7Gandhi commits his first act of civil disobedience in India.
  • June 17 – Gold is found in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.
  • June 20 – The Wengernalpbahn railway in Wengen, Switzerland (Canton of Bern) is opened.
  • June 20Lizzie Borden acquitted of murdering her parents.
  • George Tryon goes down with his ship.

July–September

July 11: Mikimoto develops cultured pearls.

October–December

Date unknown

France conquers Laos.

Births

January–March

April–June

July–September

October–December

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

  1. ^ https://www.lds.org/locations/temple-square-salt-lake-city-temple

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
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