- The U.S. Marines intervene in Hawaii, resulting in overthrow of the government of Queen Liliuokalani of Hawaii.
- The World's Fair opens in Chicago
- The Panic of 1893 is the start of a national depression
- Women were granted the right to vote in Colorado
- The tomato is legally declared to be a vegetable by the United States Supreme Court
- The Mormon Temple in Salt Lake City, UT was dedicated
- Lizzie Bordon was acquitted
- America the Beautiful was written by Katharine Lee Bates
Thursday, February 26, 2009
Events of 1893
My family seemed fairly isolated from US and world events around them. Here are just a few events from 1893 that they may or may not have been aware of.