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Historical Events In 1894

Wednesday, 12 August 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   20th Kentucky Derby: Frank Goodale aboard Chant wins in 2:41 on this day in history.  

May 16   Fire in Boston destroys baseball stadium & 170 other buildings in the year 1894.  

May 17   On this day in history 19th Preakness: Fred Taral aboard Assignee wins in 1:49.25  

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 on this day in history.  

May 21   On this day in history august A Kundt, German physicist, (test of Kundt), dies at 54  

May 23   On this day in history william Love hosts ground breaking ceremonies for Love Canal  

May 24   On this day in history william Joseph Westbrook, composer, dies at 63  

May 25   Dirk Vansina, Flemish playwright (Verschaeve Gives Evidence) on this day in history.  

May 26   Emanuel Lasker (26) becomes World Champion chess player on this day in history.  

May 27   On this day in history dashiell Hammett, Maryland, author (Sam Spade, Maltese Falcon)  

May 28   On this day in history belgium Princess Josephine marries Prince Karl von Hohenzollern  

May 28   Sammy White, RI, actor (711 Ocean Drive, Sound Off) on this day in history.  

May 29   Beatrice Lillie, Toronto, comedian/actress (Around World in 80 Days) in the year 1894.  

May 30   In the year 1894 bobby Lowe is 1st to hit 4 HRs in 1 baseball game  

May 30   On this day in history hubertus J van Mook, Dutch minister of Colonies (1942-45)  

May 31   On this day in history fred Allen, Cambridge Mass, comedian (Fred Allen Radio Show)  

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

Jun 05   Immanuel Faisst, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 08   Erwin Schulhoff, Czech/Russian composer/pianist (Ogelala) on this day in history.  

Jun 10   Pavel Borkovec, Czech composer (Stmivani, [Twilight]) in the year 1894.  

Jun 13   Isaak E Babel, Russian writer (Konarmija, Marija) [or Jul 13] in the year 1894.  

Jun 15   In the year 1894 phillies beat Cincinnati Reds, 21-8  

Jun 15   Robert Russell Bennett, Kansas City, composer/arranger (Oklahoma!) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1894 premier Roseberry declares Uganda a British protectorate  

Jun 19   28th Belmont: Willie Simms aboard Henry of Navarre wins in 1:56.5 in the year 1894.  

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   On this day in history harry Houdini marries Bessie Rahner  

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Famous Birthdays In 1894

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1894 birth of shitsu Nakano, Japanese supercentenarian (d. 2007)  

Jan 01   Satyendra Nath Bose, Indian mathematician (d. 1974) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of zaSu Pitts, American actress (d. 1963)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of wesley La Violette, composer  

Jan 04   Manuel de Abreu, Brazilian physician (d. 1962) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   St Maximilian Kolbe, Polish martyr (d. 1941) was born in the year 1894.  

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   In the year 1894 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   In the year 1894 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 on this day in history.  

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