Historical Events In 1894
Saturday, 17 August 2019
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 In the year 1894 fire in Boston destroys baseball stadium & 170 other buildings
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 in the year 1894.
May 21 On this day in history august A Kundt, German physicist, (test of Kundt), dies at 54
May 23 In the year 1894 william Love hosts ground breaking ceremonies for Love Canal
May 24 In the year 1894 william Joseph Westbrook, composer, dies at 63
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 In the year 1894 dashiell Hammett, Maryland, author (Sam Spade, Maltese Falcon)
May 28 On this day in history 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 In the year 1894 beatrice Lillie, Toronto, comedian/actress (Around World in 80 Days)
May 30 Bobby Lowe is 1st to hit 4 HRs in 1 baseball game on this day in history.
May 30 In the year 1894 hubertus J van Mook, Dutch minister of Colonies (1942-45)
May 31 In the year 1894 fred Allen, Cambridge Mass, comedian (Fred Allen Radio Show)
Jun 04 In the year 1894 blanch Knopf, publishing CEO (Knopf)
Jun 05 Immanuel Faisst, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
Jun 06 In the year 1894 sabin V Dragoi, composer
Jun 08 In the year 1894 erwin Schulhoff, Czech/Russian composer/pianist (Ogelala)
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] on this day in history.
Jun 15 In the year 1894 phillies beat Cincinnati Reds, 21-8
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) in the year 1894.
Jun 17 1st US poliomyelitis epidemic breaks out, Rutland, Vermont on this day in history.
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 On this day in history george Delacorte, NYC, philanthropist/publisher (Dell Books)
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.