Historical Events In 1894
Sunday, 16 February 2020
May 12 Ludwig Englander's musical "Passing Show," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
May 14 In the year 1894 fire in Boston bleachers spreads to 170 adjoining buildings
May 15 On this day in history 20th Kentucky Derby: Frank Goodale aboard Chant wins in 2:41
May 16 Fire in Boston destroys baseball stadium & 170 other buildings in the year 1894.
May 17 19th Preakness: Fred Taral aboard Assignee wins in 1:49.25 in the year 1894.
May 20 Adela Rogers St John, journalist/author (Foreign Correspondent) on this day in history.
May 21 22-year-old French Anarchist Émile Henry is executed by guillotine in the year 1894.
May 21 August A Kundt, German physicist, (test of Kundt), dies at 54 on this day in history.
May 23 William Love hosts ground breaking ceremonies for Love Canal in the year 1894.
May 24 William Joseph Westbrook, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
May 25 Dirk Vansina, Flemish playwright (Verschaeve Gives Evidence) on this day in history.
May 26 In the year 1894 emanuel Lasker (26) becomes World Champion chess player
May 27 Dashiell Hammett, Maryland, author (Sam Spade, Maltese Falcon) in the year 1894.
May 28 In the year 1894 belgium Princess Josephine marries Prince Karl von Hohenzollern
May 28 In the year 1894 sammy White, RI, actor (711 Ocean Drive, Sound Off)
May 29 Beatrice Lillie, Toronto, comedian/actress (Around World in 80 Days) in the year 1894.
May 30 Bobby Lowe is 1st to hit 4 HRs in 1 baseball game in the year 1894.
May 30 On this day in history hubertus J van Mook, Dutch minister of Colonies (1942-45)
May 31 Fred Allen, Cambridge Mass, comedian (Fred Allen Radio Show) in the year 1894.
Jun 04 Blanch Knopf, publishing CEO (Knopf) on this day in history.
Jun 05 On this day in history immanuel Faisst, composer, dies at 70
Jun 06 Sabin V Dragoi, composer on this day in history.
Jun 08 On this day in history erwin Schulhoff, Czech/Russian composer/pianist (Ogelala)
Jun 10 Pavel Borkovec, Czech composer (Stmivani, [Twilight]) in the year 1894.
Jun 13 In the year 1894 isaak E Babel, Russian writer (Konarmija, Marija) [or Jul 13]
Jun 15 Phillies beat Cincinnati Reds, 21-8 in the year 1894.
Jun 15 On this day in history robert Russell Bennett, Kansas City, composer/arranger (Oklahoma!)
Jun 16 Norman Kerry, Rochester NY, actor (Phantom of the Opera) on this day in history.
Jun 17 1st US poliomyelitis epidemic breaks out, Rutland, Vermont in the year 1894.
Jun 18 In the year 1894 premier Roseberry declares Uganda a British protectorate
Jun 19 In the year 1894 28th Belmont: Willie Simms aboard Henry of Navarre wins in 1:56.5
Jun 20 George Delacorte, NYC, philanthropist/publisher (Dell Books) in the year 1894.
Jun 21 Workers in Pittsburgh strike Pullman sleeping car company on this day in history.
Jun 22 In the year 1894 harry Houdini marries Bessie Rahner