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Historical Events In 1894

Sunday, 16 February 2020

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   On this day in history 20th Kentucky Derby: Frank Goodale aboard Chant wins in 2:41  

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 in the year 1894.  

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 in the year 1894.  

May 21   August A Kundt, German physicist, (test of Kundt), dies at 54 on this day in history.  

May 23   William Love hosts ground breaking ceremonies for Love Canal in the year 1894.  

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   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   In the year 1894 sammy White, RI, actor (711 Ocean Drive, Sound Off)  

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

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   Fred Allen, Cambridge Mass, comedian (Fred Allen Radio Show) in the year 1894.  

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

Jun 05   On this day in history 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   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   Phillies beat Cincinnati Reds, 21-8 in the year 1894.  

Jun 15   On this day in history 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   1st US poliomyelitis epidemic breaks out, Rutland, Vermont in the year 1894.  

Jun 18   In the year 1894 premier Roseberry declares Uganda a British protectorate  

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  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of manuel de Abreu, Brazilian physician (d. 1962)  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of jose Rozo Contreras, composer  

Jan 08   In the year 1894 birth of st Maximilian Kolbe, Polish martyr (d. 1941)  

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 in the year 1894.  

Jan 13   In the year 1894 death of nadezhda von Meck, Russian patroness of Pyotr Tchaikovsky (b. 1831)  

Jan 19   On this day in history francois Haverschmidt, Dutch writer, dies at 58  

Jan 21   Guillaume Jean Joseph Nicolas Lekeu, composer, dies at 24 on this day in history.  

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

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