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|( 1890s: ) 1893|
|In France, as a response to anarchists' "Propaganda of The Deed", it was made illegal to advocate any criminal act.|
- January 2 – Webb C. Ball introduces railroad chronometers, which become the general railroad timepiece standards in North America.
- January 2 -The Independent Labour Party of the United Kingdom has its first meeting.
- January 2 - U.S. Marines from the USS Boston land in Honolulu, Hawaii, to prevent the queen from abrogating the Bayonet Constitution.
- January 17 – Overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaii: Lorrin A. Thurston and the Citizen's Committee of Public Safety in Hawaii, with the intervention of the United States Marine Corps, overthrow the government of Queen Liliuokalani.
- February 1 – Thomas Edison finishes construction of the first motion picture studio in West Orange, New Jersey.
- February 23 – Rudolf Diesel receives a patent for the diesel engine..
- February 28 – USS Indiana, the first battleship in the United States Navy comparable to other nation's battleships of the time, is launched.
- March 4 – Grover Cleveland is sworn in as the 24th President of the United States.
- April 17 - Belgian general strike of 1893: Riots erupt in Mons; the day after, the Belgian Parliament approves universal male suffrage.
- May 1 – The 1893 World's Fair, also known as the World's Columbian Exposition, opens to the public in Chicago, Illinois. The first United States commemorative postage stamps are issued for the Exposition.
- May 5 – Panic of 1893: A crash on the New York Stock Exchange starts a depression.
- May 9 – Edison's 1½ inch system of Kinetoscope is first demonstrated in public, at the Brooklyn Institute.
- July 13 - Paknam Incident: Two French Navy ships are fired upon by Siamese cannons stationed at the Paknam Fort, that guards the Chao Phraya River. Three months later, Siam is forced to cede modern day Laos to France.
- July 13 - Frederick Jackson Turner gives a lecture titled "The Significance of the Frontier in American History" before the American Historical Association in Chicago.
- September 1 – William Ewart Gladstone's Government of Ireland Bill 1893, intended to give Ireland self-government, is rejected by the U.K. Parliament.
- September 7 - Under pressure of a general strike, the Belgian Federal Parliament enacts general multiple suffrage.
- September 19 New Zealand becomes the first country in the world to grant women the right to vote.
- October 10 – The first car number plates appear in Paris, France.
- October 23 – The Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization (IMRO) is founded by Bulgarians, in the town of Thessaloniki. Its aim is to liberate the region of Macedonia from the Ottoman Turks.
- November 12 – The Durand Line is established as the boundary between British India and Afghanistan, by a memorandum of understanding signed by Sir Mortimer Durand, Foreign Secretary of British India, and Abdur Rahman Khan, Amir of Afghanistan.
- December 5 – Plural voting is abolished in New South Wales.
- December 9 - In France, on December 9, 1893, Auguste Vaillant bombed the National Assembly, injuring one person. Two days later, the first restrictions on freedom of speech were passed into law, making it illegal to advocate any crime.
|American University||Military ranks||One of the top five feeder schools to the U.S. Foreign Service, Congressional staff, and the CIA|
|Quill and Dagger||Secret society|
|Title||Born||Place of birth||Died||Summary||Description|
|Joseph Spang||1893||1969||Businessperson||US businessman who ran Gillette. Attended the 1st and 4th Bilderbergs|
|Hermann Göring||12 January 1893||Germany|
Kingdom of Bavaria
|15 October 1946||Soldier|
|Baron Erik Leijonhufvud||14 January 1893||Sweden|
|13 September 1968||Lawyer|
|Erik Leijonhufvud||14 January 1893||Sweden|
Västra Ryds socken
|13 September 1968||Jurist|
|Hakon Christiansen||23 January 1893||20 September 1960||Businessperson||Danish businessman. Bilderberg Steering committee.|
|Zafrulla Khan||6 February 1893||British Raj|
|1 September 1985||Proponent of Pakistan, Bilderberger|
|Frederick Ogilvie||7 February 1893||10 June 1949|
|Omar Bradley||12 February 1893||US|
|8 April 1981||Soldier|
|José María Velasco Ibarra||19 March 1893||Ecuador|
|30 March 1979||Politician|
|Robert de Foy||23 March 1893||15 August 1960||Spook|
|James Bryant Conant||26 March 1893||Massachusetts|
|11 February 1978||Academic|
|Allen Dulles||7 April 1893||New York|
|29 January 1969||Spook|
|Hamilton Fish Armstrong||7 April 1893||24 April 1973||Diplomat|
|Victor Gollancz||9 April 1893||8 February 1967||Activist|
|Dean Acheson||11 April 1893||United States|
|12 October 1971||Lawyer|
Deep state operative
|US deep state operative who was the 51st Secretary of State|
|Henk Oosterhuis||20 April 1893||21 January 1962||Businessperson||Attended the first Bilderberg as President of the Netherlands Federation of Trade Unions, and also the 1956 Bilderberg|
|Harry Crookshank||27 May 1893||Egypt|
|17 October 1961|
|Arnold Lamping||17 June 1893||1 January 1970||Diplomat||Deputy secretary general in Europe of the Bilderberg. All Bilderberg meetings from 1960 - 1968.|
|Thomas B. McCabe||11 July 1893||United States|
|27 May 1982|
|Hans Boden||28 July 1893||Germany|
|17 November 1970||Businessman||Rhodes Scholarship German industrialist in Germany before and after WW2|
|Paul Leverkuehn||31 July 1893||Germany|
|1 March 1960||Politician|
|German politician who went to the first Bilderberg and fourth Bilderbergs|
|Huey Long||30 August 1893||US|
|10 September 1935||Politician|
|Claire Lee Chennault||6 September 1893||United States|
|27 July 1958||Pilot|
|Gerard Stuart||16 September 1893||Netherlands|
|25 October 1969||Economist||Dutch economist who attended 2 Bilderbergs in the 1950s|
|Colin Coote||19 October 1893||8 June 1979||Journalist|
|Paul van Zeeland||11 November 1893||Belgium|
|22 September 1973||Politician|
|Pre-WW2 Prime Minister of Belgium, 6 Bilderbergs in the 1950s|
|Ole Bjørn Kraft||17 December 1893||Denmark|
|2 December 1980||Politician||A Danish conservative politician whom Józef Retinger consulted when setting up the Bilderberg group|
|Mao Zedong||26 December 1893||China|
|9 September 1976||Soldier|