Things that happened in the year 1893

Jan 5: Paramahansa Yogananda was born in India

Jan 17: The Kingdom of Hawaii was overthrown

Feb 23: Rudolf Diesel received a patent for the diesel engine

Mar 4: Grover Cleveland was sworn in as the 24th President of the United States

Apr 6: The Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was dedicated

Apr 8: The first recorded college basketball game occurred in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, between the Geneva College Covenanters and the New Brighton YMCA

May 1: The Chicago World's Fair opened

May 5: The ‘Panic of 1893’, a crash on the New York Stock Exchange, started a depression

May 9: Thomas Edison's Kinetoscope was first demonstrated in public

May 23: Mahatma Gandhi arrived in South Africa

May 29: British spiritual healer Harry Edwards was born

Jun 6: Prince George Duke of York and Princess Mary of Teck were married at St James's Palace, London

Sep 11: The World's Parliament of Religions opened

Sep 19: New Zealand became the first country in the world to grant women the right to vote

Sep 27: The World’s Parliament of Religions held its closing ceremony

Oct 30: The Chicago World's Fair closed

Nov 7: Colorado became the first US state to grant women the right to vote

Dec 16: Antonín Dvořák's Symphony No. 9 (From the New World) premiered at Carnegie Hall, New York City