- The Mormon temple in Salt Lake City was dedicated
- The great northern railway connected Seattle with the eastern coast
- Queen Liluokalani was deposed and the Kingdom of Hawaii became a republic
- Grover Cleveland was inaugurated for his second term
- Commodore Perry arrived in Japan
- Beatrix Potter first tells the story of Peter Rabbit
- Nabisco Foods invented Cream of Wheat
- Henry Ford completed the first useful gas motor
Sunday, June 26, 2011
Memorial Concert, Richard Wagner's Death - Nashville College for Young Ladies 1893
A lot of things were happening in the world in 1893.
And for your listening pleasure here is the Chicago Symphony Orchestra playing the "Tannhauser Overture" by Richard Wagner.