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.