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Historical Events In 1894

Tuesday, 20 November 2018

May 12   On this day in history ludwig Englander's musical "Passing Show," premieres in NYC  

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   19th Preakness: Fred Taral aboard Assignee wins in 1:49.25 on this day in history.  

May 20   On this day in history adela Rogers St John, journalist/author (Foreign Correspondent)  

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

May 24   William Joseph Westbrook, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1894.  

May 25   Dirk Vansina, Flemish playwright (Verschaeve Gives Evidence) in the year 1894.  

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   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   In the year 1894 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   Fred Allen, Cambridge Mass, comedian (Fred Allen Radio Show) on this day in history.  

Jun 04   Blanch Knopf, publishing CEO (Knopf) on this day in history.  

Jun 05   In the year 1894 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   On this day in history pavel Borkovec, Czech composer (Stmivani, [Twilight])  

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   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   Premier Roseberry declares Uganda a British protectorate in the year 1894.  

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   Harry Houdini marries Bessie Rahner on this day in history.  

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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   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 in the year 1894.  

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

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   In the year 1894 birth of jose Rozo Contreras, composer  

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   Nadezhda von Meck, Russian patroness of Pyotr Tchaikovsky (b. 1831) died on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1894 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   In the year 1894 death of hans von Bülow, German pianist and composer (b. 1830)  

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