1893

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This article is about the year 1893.
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1893 in various 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 1814–1815
 - Kali Yuga 4993–4994
Holocene calendar 11893
Igbo calendar 893–894
Iranian calendar 1271–1272
Islamic calendar 1310–1311
Japanese calendar Meiji 26
(明治26年)
Javanese calendar 1822–1823
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4226
Minguo calendar 19 before ROC
民前19年
Nanakshahi calendar 425
Thai solar calendar 2435–2436

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. As of the start of 1893, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1918.

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]

Date unknown[edit]

France conquers Laos.

Births[edit]

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April–June[edit]

July–September[edit]

October–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

Deaths[edit]

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July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

References[edit]

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