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Historical Events In 1894

Tuesday, 07 April 2020

May 12   Ludwig Englander's musical "Passing Show," premieres in NYC in the year 1894.  

May 14   In the year 1894 fire in Boston bleachers spreads to 170 adjoining buildings  

May 15   In the year 1894 20th Kentucky Derby: Frank Goodale aboard Chant wins in 2:41  

May 16   In the year 1894 fire in Boston destroys baseball stadium & 170 other buildings  

May 17   In the year 1894 19th Preakness: Fred Taral aboard Assignee wins in 1:49.25  

May 20   Adela Rogers St John, journalist/author (Foreign Correspondent) in the year 1894.  

May 21   In the year 1894 22-year-old French Anarchist Émile Henry is executed by guillotine.  

May 21   August A Kundt, German physicist, (test of Kundt), dies at 54 in the year 1894.  

May 23   William Love hosts ground breaking ceremonies for Love Canal on this day in history.  

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   Emanuel Lasker (26) becomes World Champion chess player in the year 1894.  

May 27   Dashiell Hammett, Maryland, author (Sam Spade, Maltese Falcon) on this day in history.  

May 28   Belgium Princess Josephine marries Prince Karl von Hohenzollern on this day in history.  

May 28   Sammy White, RI, actor (711 Ocean Drive, Sound Off) in the year 1894.  

May 29   Beatrice Lillie, Toronto, comedian/actress (Around World in 80 Days) on this day in history.  

May 30   On this day in history bobby Lowe is 1st to hit 4 HRs in 1 baseball game  

May 30   Hubertus J van Mook, Dutch minister of Colonies (1942-45) on this day in history.  

May 31   In the year 1894 fred Allen, Cambridge Mass, comedian (Fred Allen Radio Show)  

Jun 04   On this day in history blanch Knopf, publishing CEO (Knopf)  

Jun 05   On this day in history immanuel Faisst, composer, dies at 70  

Jun 06   On this day in history sabin V Dragoi, composer  

Jun 08   On this day in history erwin Schulhoff, Czech/Russian composer/pianist (Ogelala)  

Jun 10   In the year 1894 pavel Borkovec, Czech composer (Stmivani, [Twilight])  

Jun 13   Isaak E Babel, Russian writer (Konarmija, Marija) [or Jul 13] on this day in history.  

Jun 15   On this day in history phillies beat Cincinnati Reds, 21-8  

Jun 15   In the year 1894 robert Russell Bennett, Kansas City, composer/arranger (Oklahoma!)  

Jun 16   On this day in history norman Kerry, Rochester NY, actor (Phantom of the Opera)  

Jun 17   1st US poliomyelitis epidemic breaks out, Rutland, Vermont on this day in history.  

Jun 18   Premier Roseberry declares Uganda a British protectorate on this day in history.  

Jun 19   On this day in history 28th Belmont: Willie Simms aboard Henry of Navarre wins in 1:56.5  

Jun 20   On this day in history george Delacorte, NYC, philanthropist/publisher (Dell Books)  

Jun 21   On this day in history workers in Pittsburgh strike Pullman sleeping car company  

Jun 22   Harry Houdini marries Bessie Rahner 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1894 birth of satyendra Nath Bose, Indian mathematician (d. 1974)  

Jan 02   In the year 1894 birth of robert Nathan, NYC, poet, novelist (Portrait of Jennie)  

Jan 03   In the year 1894 birth of zaSu Pitts, American actress (d. 1963)  

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

Jan 04   Manuel de Abreu, Brazilian physician (d. 1962) was born in the year 1894.  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of jose Rozo Contreras, composer  

Jan 08   St Maximilian Kolbe, Polish martyr (d. 1941) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1894

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Heinrich Rudolf Hertz, German physicist (b. 1857) died in the year 1894.  

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

Jan 13   Nadezhda von Meck, Russian patroness of Pyotr Tchaikovsky (b. 1831) died in the year 1894.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 12   Hans von Bülow, German pianist and composer (b. 1830) died in the year 1894.  

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