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Historical Events In 1894

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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

May 14   On this day in history fire in Boston bleachers spreads to 170 adjoining buildings  

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

May 16   On this day in history fire in Boston destroys baseball stadium & 170 other buildings  

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

May 20   In the year 1894 adela Rogers St John, journalist/author (Foreign Correspondent)  

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

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

May 25   On this day in history dirk Vansina, Flemish playwright (Verschaeve Gives Evidence)  

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

May 27   Dashiell Hammett, Maryland, author (Sam Spade, Maltese Falcon) in the year 1894.  

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

May 28   On this day in history sammy White, RI, actor (711 Ocean Drive, Sound Off)  

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

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

Jun 04   Blanch Knopf, publishing CEO (Knopf) in the year 1894.  

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

Jun 06   Sabin V Dragoi, composer on this day in history.  

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

Jun 10   On this day in history pavel Borkovec, Czech composer (Stmivani, [Twilight])  

Jun 13   On this day in history isaak E Babel, Russian writer (Konarmija, Marija) [or Jul 13]  

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

Jun 15   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history george Delacorte, NYC, philanthropist/publisher (Dell Books)  

Jun 21   In the year 1894 workers in Pittsburgh strike Pullman sleeping car company  

Jun 22   In the year 1894 harry Houdini marries Bessie Rahner  

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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   Satyendra Nath Bose, Indian mathematician (d. 1974) was born in the year 1894.  

Jan 02   In the year 1894 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   Wesley La Violette, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   Jose Rozo Contreras, composer was born in the year 1894.  

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   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   On this day in history francois Haverschmidt, Dutch writer, dies at 58  

Jan 21   In the year 1894 guillaume Jean Joseph Nicolas Lekeu, composer, dies at 24  

Feb 04   Antoine J "Adolphe" Sax, instrument maker (saxophone), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Feb 11   Pasqual Juan Emilio Arrieta y Corera, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Feb 12   On this day in history death of hans von Bülow, German pianist and composer (b. 1830)  

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