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January 2, 1893
Railroad chronometers are introduced in North America by Webb C. Ball, later becoming a general railroad timepiece standard.
January 13, 1893
The first meeting of the Independent Labour Party of the United Kingdom is held.
February 1, 1893
Construction of the first motion picture studio is finished in West Orange, New Jersey by Thomas Edison.
February 23, 1893
A patent is granted to Rudolf Diesel for the diesel engine.
February 24, 1893
An Act of Congress in Washington, D.C. establishes the American University.
March 4, 1893
Grover Cleveland succeeds Benjamin Harrison as President of the United States.
April 1, 1893
The United States Navy establishes the Chief Petty Officer rank.
April 6, 1893
The dedication of the Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City takes place after 40 years of construction.
The establishment of the Free Presbyterian Church of Scotland takes place.
May 1, 1893
The opening of the World's Columbian Exposition to the public takes place in Chicago.
May 5, 1893
A depression is started by a New York Stock Exchange crash.
May 10, 1893
Tomatoes are legally declared as being a vegetable by the United States Supreme Court.
June 7, 1893
The fist civil act of disobedience is committed by Gandhi in India.
July 25, 1893
The Corinth Canal is completed in Greece.
August 15, 1893
The Baale of Ibadan signs a treaty with the British acting Governor of Lagos, making Ibadan a British Protectorate.
September 1, 1893
The British Parliament rejects the Government of Ireland Bill presented by William Ewart Gladstone intending to give Ireland a self-government.
September 11, 1893
The first meeting of the World Parliament of Religions takes place in Chicago.
September 19, 1893
The first country to grant women the right to vote is New Zealand.
September 21, 1893
The first gasoline-powered motorcar to be taken on public roads in America is driven by Charles and Frank Duryea.
September 27, 1893
The first meeting of the World Parliament of Religions closes in Chicago.
October 10, 1893
Paris is home to the first car number plates.
October 23, 1893
The Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization is established with the intention of liberating Macedonia from the Ottoman Turks.
November 7, 1893
Women in Colorado are granted the right to vote.
December 20, 1893
The incorporation of Evergreen Park, Illinois takes place.