1893

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1893 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1893
MDCCCXCIII
Ab urbe condita2646
Armenian calendar1342
ԹՎ ՌՅԽԲ
Assyrian calendar6643
Bahá'í calendar49–50
Balinese saka calendar1814–1815
Bengali calendar1300
Berber calendar2843
British Regnal year56 Vict. 1 – 57 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar2437
Burmese calendar1255
Byzantine calendar7401–7402
Chinese calendar壬辰(Water Dragon)
4589 or 4529
    — to —
癸巳年 (Water Snake)
4590 or 4530
Coptic calendar1609–1610
Discordian calendar3059
Ethiopian calendar1885–1886
Hebrew calendar5653–5654
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1949–1950
 - Shaka Samvat1814–1815
 - Kali Yuga4993–4994
Holocene calendar11893
Igbo calendar893–894
Iranian calendar1271–1272
Islamic calendar1310–1311
Japanese calendarMeiji 26
(明治26年)
Javanese calendar1822–1823
Julian calendarGregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar4226
Minguo calendar19 before ROC
民前19年
Nanakshahi calendar425
Thai solar calendar2435–2436
Tibetan calendar阳水龙年
(male Water-Dragon)
2019 or 1638 or 866
    — to —
阴水蛇年
(female Water-Snake)
2020 or 1639 or 867

1893 (MDCCCXCIII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Friday 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. As of the start of 1893, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Events[edit]

January–March[edit]

March 10: Ivory Coast becomes French colony.

April–June[edit]

July–September[edit]

June 22: British Mediterranean Fleet flagship Victoria sinks.
July 11: Mikimoto develops cultured pearls.

October–December[edit]

France conquers Laos.

Date unknown[edit]

Births[edit]

January–March[edit]

April–June[edit]

July–September[edit]

October–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

Deaths[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Salt Lake Temple".
  2. ^ George M. Hammell, The Passing of the Saloon: An Authentic and Official Presentation of the Anti-liquor Crusade in America (F.L. Rowe Company, 1908) p193, p414
  3. ^ Martin Stuart-Fox, A History of Laos (Cambridge University Press, 1997) p25
  4. ^ Paul Hyoshin Kim, Jesus of Korea: Savior of the People (Fortress Press, 2016) p75
  5. ^ "Franco-Siamese Treaty of 1893", in Historical Dictionary of Laos, by Martin Stuart-Fox (Scarecrow Press, 2008) p112
  6. ^ James J. Fuld, The Book of World-famous Music: Classical, Popular, and Folk (Courier Corporation, 2000) p267
  7. ^ "The Death of Sherlock Holmes", advertisement in Buffalo (NY) Evening News, November 24, 1893, p1
  8. ^ "The Final Problem: The Last Episode in the Life of Sherlock Holmes", by A. Conan Doyle, Philadelphia Inquirer, November 26, 1893, p21
  9. ^ Report of the Committee on Secondary School Studies Appointed at the Meeting of the National Educational Association July 9, 1892" (U.S. Government Printing Office, 1893) p1

Further reading[edit]

  • 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