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