Historical Events In 1894
Thursday, 17 June 2021
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 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 on this day in history.
May 17 19th Preakness: Fred Taral aboard Assignee wins in 1:49.25 on this day in history.
May 20 Adela Rogers St John, journalist/author (Foreign Correspondent) on this day in history.
May 21 On this day in history 22-year-old French Anarchist Émile Henry is executed by guillotine.
May 21 In the year 1894 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 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 In the year 1894 dashiell Hammett, Maryland, author (Sam Spade, Maltese Falcon)
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 On this day in history beatrice Lillie, Toronto, comedian/actress (Around World in 80 Days)
May 30 Bobby Lowe is 1st to hit 4 HRs in 1 baseball game on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
Jun 04 Blanch Knopf, publishing CEO (Knopf) in the year 1894.
Jun 05 In the year 1894 immanuel Faisst, composer, dies at 70
Jun 06 Sabin V Dragoi, composer in the year 1894.
Jun 08 In the year 1894 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 In the year 1894 phillies beat Cincinnati Reds, 21-8
Jun 15 In the year 1894 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 On this day in history 1st US poliomyelitis epidemic breaks out, Rutland, Vermont
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 In the year 1894 harry Houdini marries Bessie Rahner