1894 in History – What happened in year 1894


In history, year 1894 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1894.

Know what happened in 1894:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
11 MayIn response to a 28 percent wage cut, 4,000 Pullman Palace CarCompany workers went on a strike in Illinois, bringing traffic west ofChicago to a halt.
23 JuneLed by French historian Pierre de Coubertin, an internationalcongress at the Sorbonne in Paris founded the International OlympicCommittee to reinstate the ancient Olympic Games.
30 AprilA crowd of workers unemployed due to the Panic of 1893 conducted the first significant popular protest march on Washington, D.C.
22 JulyDespite finishing in first place in the world's first autorace, Jules-Albert de Dion did not win, as his steam-powered car wasagainst the rules.
06 JuneColorado Governor Davis Hanson Waite ordered his state militiato protect and support the miners engaged in the Cripple Creek miners'strike.
30 JuneLondon's Tower Bridge (pictured), a combined bascule andsuspension bridge over the River Thames, opened.
21 MayThe Manchester Ship Canal, linking Greater Manchester in NorthWest England to the Irish Sea, officially opened, becoming the largestnavigation canal in the world at the time.
15 OctoberAlfred Dreyfus, a Jewish artillery officer in the Frenchmilitary, was wrongly arrested for treason.
21 NovemberFirst Sino-Japanese War: After capturing the city of Lüshunkou, the Japanese Second Army killed more than 1,000 Chinese servicemen and civilians.
06 JuneColorado Governor Davis Hanson Waite ordered his state militiato protect and support the miners engaged in the Cripple Creek miners'strike.
23 JuneLed by French historian Pierre de Coubertin, an internationalcongress at the Sorbonne in Paris founded the International OlympicCommittee to reinstate the ancient Olympic Games.
30 JuneLondon's Tower Bridge, a combined bascule and suspension bridgeover the River Thames, opened.
21 MayThe Manchester Ship Canal, linking Greater Manchester in North West England to the Irish Sea, officially opened, becoming the largest navigation canal in the world at the time.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1894:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 SeptemberJoseph Roth / Journalist / Austria
05 DecemberCharles Robberts Swart / Politician / South Africa
08 JuneErwin Schulhoff / Pianist / Czech Republic
08 February King Vidor / Producer / United States of America
13 NovemberBennie Moten / Pianist / United States of America
14 February Jack Benny / Actor / United States of America
15 DecemberJosef Imbach / Sprinter / Switzerland
16 January Irving Mills / Publisher / United States of America
17 AugustWilliam Rootes / Business Man / United Kingdom
17 DecemberArthur Fiedler / Conductor / United States of America
18 OctoberH. L. Davis / Poet / United States of America
19 JulyPercy Spencer / Physicist / United States of America
23 JulyArthur Treacher / Actor / United States of America
24 SeptemberBilly Bletcher / Actor / United States of America
26 OctoberFlorence Nagle / Trainer / United Kingdom
27 OctoberAgda Helin / Actress / Sweden
27 NovemberKonosuke Matsushita / Business Man / Japan
27 AprilNicolas Slonimsky / Composer / Russia
27 MayDashiell Hammett / Writer / United States of America
31 MayFred Allen / Author / United States of America

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1894:

YearName / Profession / Country
10 AugustV. V. Giri / Politician / India
25 February Meher Baba / Spiritual Leader / India
21 February Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar / Academic / India
01 JanuarySatyendra Nath Bose / Physicist / India
10 OctoberSudhi Ranjan Das / Lawyer / India
21 FebruaryShanti Swaroop Bhatnagar / Scientist / India
23 January Jyotirmoyee Devi / Author / India
03 DecemberDeiva Zivarattinam / Politician / India
20 MayChandrashekarendra Saraswati / Scholar / India
10 FebruaryHarold Mc Millon / Politician / India
01 DecemberBhim Sen Sachar / Politician / India
01 JanuarySatyendra Nath Basu / Scientist / India
10 AugustVarahagiri Venkata Giri / Politician / India
10 AugustVarahagiri Venkata Giri / Politician / India
25 NovemberDeep Narayan Singh / Politician / India
24 OctoberBibhutibhushan Mukhopadhyay / Poet / India
05 DecemberHirallli Chenniah Dasappa / Politician / India
10 January Pingali Lakshmikantam / Poet / India
01 January Satyendra Nath Bose / Mathematician / India
10 AugustV. V. Giri / Politician / India

More years: 1804 | 1814 | 1824 | 1834 | 1844 | 1854 | 1864 | 1874 | 1884 | 1894 || 1594 | 1694 | 1794 | 1894 | 1994

0.00 avg. rating (0% score) - 0 votes

No Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.