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Historical Events In 1894

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Jan 01   Denmark adopts Mid-European time on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Manchester Ship Canal in England opens to traffic on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Robert Nathan, NYC, poet, novelist (Portrait of Jennie) on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history france ratifies Duple Alliance with Russia  

Jan 04   Wesley La Violette, composer in the year 1894.  

Jan 07   Jose Rozo Contreras, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1894 motion picture experiment of comedian Fred Ott filmed sneezing  

Jan 08   On this day in history columbus World's fair in Chicago destroyed by fire  

Jan 08   In the year 1894 pierre-Joseph van Beneden, paleont (life of tapeworms), dies at 84  

Jan 09   "Edison Kinetoscopic Record of a Sneeze" released in movie theaters in the year 1894.  

Jan 09   On this day in history henryk Stazewski, Polish abstract painter/graphic artist  

Jan 10   On this day in history reginald Denham, London, Broadway director (Obsession, The Bad Seed)  

Jan 11   On this day in history jaroslav Vogel, composer  

Jan 12   Billy Gilbert, Louisville KY, actor (Paradise Alley, Safari, Rio) on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Revolution in Sicily crushed by government troops on this day in history.  

Jan 15   On this day in history edmond Rubbens, Belgian attorney/minister of colonization  

Jan 16   Guy Chamberlin, early NFL end/coach (Canton, Frankford, Cards) on this day in history.  

Jan 18   Wilhelm HC Tenhaeff, Dutch parapsychologist on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Francois Haverschmidt, Dutch writer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Harold L Gray, creator (Little Orphan Annie) on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Guillaume Jean Joseph Nicolas Lekeu, composer, dies at 24 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Oscar Fredriksen skates world record 500m in 47.8 sec in the year 1894.  

Jan 22   Charles Morgan, England, writer (Fountain) on this day in history.  

Jan 23   G W Bunbury of Dublin sets shorthand record of 250 wpm for 10 min in the year 1894.  

Jan 23   G W Bunbury of Dublin sets shorthand record of 250 wpm for 10 minutes on this day in history.  

Jan 23   On this day in history remy Angenot, Flemish actor (Patriot/Idiot)  

Jan 25   In the year 1894 james J Corbett KOs Charley Mitchell in 3 for heavyweight boxing title  

Jan 27   1st college basketball game, U of Chicago beats Chicago YMCA 19-11 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   In the year 1894 first college basketball game, University of Chicago beats Chicago YMCA 19-11  

Jan 27   On this day in history fritz Pollard, early black NFL star (1920-26)  

Jan 27   Midwinter Fair opens in Golden Gate Park on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Boris III, czar of Bulgaria (1918-43) on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Pneumatic hammer patented by Charles King of Detroit on this day in history.  

Jan 30   US flag fired on in Rio; prompt satisfaction exacted by Admiral Benham in the year 1894.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1894

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Shitsu Nakano, Japanese supercentenarian (d. 2007) was born in the year 1894.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of satyendra Nath Bose, Indian mathematician (d. 1974)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of robert Nathan, NYC, poet, novelist (Portrait of Jennie)  

Jan 03   ZaSu Pitts, American actress (d. 1963) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1894 birth of wesley La Violette, composer  

Jan 04   In the year 1894 birth of manuel de Abreu, Brazilian physician (d. 1962)  

Jan 07   Jose Rozo Contreras, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1894 birth of st Maximilian Kolbe, Polish martyr (d. 1941)  

Famous Deaths In 1894

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history death of heinrich Rudolf Hertz, German physicist (b. 1857)  

Jan 08   Pierre-Joseph van Beneden, paleont (life of tapeworms), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history death of nadezhda von Meck, Russian patroness of Pyotr Tchaikovsky (b. 1831)  

Jan 19   In the year 1894 francois Haverschmidt, Dutch writer, dies at 58  

Jan 21   On this day in history guillaume Jean Joseph Nicolas Lekeu, composer, dies at 24  

Feb 04   On this day in history antoine J "Adolphe" Sax, instrument maker (saxophone), dies at 79  

Feb 11   Pasqual Juan Emilio Arrieta y Corera, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1894.  

Feb 12   Hans von B├╝low, German pianist and composer (b. 1830) died in the year 1894.  

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