Historical Events In 1894
Sunday, 23 February 2020
May 12 On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1894 22-year-old French Anarchist Ă‰mile Henry is executed by guillotine.
May 21 On this day in history august A Kundt, German physicist, (test of Kundt), dies at 54
May 23 William Love hosts ground breaking ceremonies for Love Canal on this day in history.
May 24 In the year 1894 william Joseph Westbrook, composer, dies at 63
May 25 In the year 1894 dirk Vansina, Flemish playwright (Verschaeve Gives Evidence)
May 26 On this day in history emanuel Lasker (26) becomes World Champion chess player
May 27 On this day in history dashiell Hammett, Maryland, author (Sam Spade, Maltese Falcon)
May 28 In the year 1894 belgium Princess Josephine marries Prince Karl von Hohenzollern
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) in the year 1894.
May 30 Bobby Lowe is 1st to hit 4 HRs in 1 baseball game on this day in history.
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) in the year 1894.
Jun 05 Immanuel Faisst, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
Jun 06 Sabin V Dragoi, composer on this day in history.
Jun 08 Erwin Schulhoff, Czech/Russian composer/pianist (Ogelala) in the year 1894.
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 Phillies beat Cincinnati Reds, 21-8 on this day in history.
Jun 15 Robert Russell Bennett, Kansas City, composer/arranger (Oklahoma!) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 28th Belmont: Willie Simms aboard Henry of Navarre wins in 1:56.5
Jun 20 George Delacorte, NYC, philanthropist/publisher (Dell Books) on this day in history.
Jun 21 Workers in Pittsburgh strike Pullman sleeping car company in the year 1894.
Jun 22 Harry Houdini marries Bessie Rahner in the year 1894.