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Historical Events In 1894

Friday, 19 July 2019

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

May 14   Fire in Boston bleachers spreads to 170 adjoining buildings on this day in history.  

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 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   In the year 1894 august A Kundt, German physicist, (test of Kundt), dies at 54  

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

May 24   In the year 1894 william Joseph Westbrook, composer, dies at 63  

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

May 26   On this day in history emanuel Lasker (26) becomes World Champion chess player  

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

May 28   Belgium Princess Josephine marries Prince Karl von Hohenzollern in the year 1894.  

May 28   Sammy White, RI, actor (711 Ocean Drive, Sound Off) on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1894.  

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   In the year 1894 immanuel Faisst, composer, dies at 70  

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   Pavel Borkovec, Czech composer (Stmivani, [Twilight]) in the year 1894.  

Jun 13   Isaak E Babel, Russian writer (Konarmija, Marija) [or Jul 13] in the year 1894.  

Jun 15   Phillies beat Cincinnati Reds, 21-8 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1894 premier Roseberry declares Uganda a British protectorate  

Jun 19   28th Belmont: Willie Simms aboard Henry of Navarre wins in 1:56.5 on this day in history.  

Jun 20   In the year 1894 george Delacorte, NYC, philanthropist/publisher (Dell Books)  

Jun 21   On this day in history workers in Pittsburgh strike Pullman sleeping car company  

Jun 22   On this day in history 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   In the year 1894 birth of satyendra Nath Bose, Indian mathematician (d. 1974)  

Jan 02   Robert Nathan, NYC, poet, novelist (Portrait of Jennie) was born in the year 1894.  

Jan 03   In the year 1894 birth of zaSu Pitts, American actress (d. 1963)  

Jan 04   Wesley La Violette, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of st Maximilian Kolbe, Polish martyr (d. 1941)  

Famous Deaths In 1894

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1894 death of heinrich Rudolf Hertz, German physicist (b. 1857)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Guillaume Jean Joseph Nicolas Lekeu, composer, dies at 24 in the year 1894.  

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

Feb 11   In the year 1894 pasqual Juan Emilio Arrieta y Corera, composer, dies at 70  

Feb 12   In the year 1894 death of hans von Bülow, German pianist and composer (b. 1830)  

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