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Historical Events In 1894

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

May 12   Ludwig Englander's musical "Passing Show," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

May 14   Fire in Boston bleachers spreads to 170 adjoining buildings in the year 1894.  

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

May 16   Fire in Boston destroys baseball stadium & 170 other buildings in the year 1894.  

May 17   On this day in history 19th Preakness: Fred Taral aboard Assignee wins in 1:49.25  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1894.  

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

May 25   Dirk Vansina, Flemish playwright (Verschaeve Gives Evidence) on this day in history.  

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) 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) on this day in history.  

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

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   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 in the year 1894.  

Jun 08   Erwin Schulhoff, Czech/Russian composer/pianist (Ogelala) in the year 1894.  

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!) in the year 1894.  

Jun 16   On this day in history norman Kerry, Rochester NY, actor (Phantom of the Opera)  

Jun 17   On this day in history 1st US poliomyelitis epidemic breaks out, Rutland, Vermont  

Jun 18   Premier Roseberry declares Uganda a British protectorate on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1894 birth of robert Nathan, NYC, poet, novelist (Portrait of Jennie)  

Jan 03   ZaSu Pitts, American actress (d. 1963) was born in the year 1894.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of wesley La Violette, composer  

Jan 04   Manuel de Abreu, Brazilian physician (d. 1962) was born in the year 1894.  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   Heinrich Rudolf Hertz, German physicist (b. 1857) died on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history pierre-Joseph van Beneden, paleont (life of tapeworms), dies at 84  

Jan 13   Nadezhda von Meck, Russian patroness of Pyotr Tchaikovsky (b. 1831) died in the year 1894.  

Jan 19   Francois Haverschmidt, Dutch writer, dies at 58 in the year 1894.  

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

Feb 04   Antoine J "Adolphe" Sax, instrument maker (saxophone), dies at 79 in the year 1894.  

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

Feb 12   Hans von Bülow, German pianist and composer (b. 1830) died on this day in history.  

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