What Happened in July 1894

Historical Events

  • Jul 2 Government obtains injunction against striking Pullman Workers
  • Jul 4 Elwood Haynes successfully tests one of 1st US autos at 6 MPH
  • Jul 4 Republic of Hawaii proclaimed, Sanford B Dole as president
  • Jul 6 Cleveland sends 2,000 troops to Chicago to suppress Pullman strike
  • Jul 16 Many negro miners in Alabama killed by striking white miners
  • Jul 16 Treaty of Aoki-Kimberley signed between Japan & England
  • Jul 18 11th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Blanche Bingley beats E Austin (6-1 6-1)
  • Jul 18 18th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Joshua Pim beats Wilfred Baddeley (10-8 6-2 8-6)
  • Jul 20 2000 fed troops recalled from Chicago, having ended Pullman strike

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 4 Henry Carlson, basketball coach (originated figure 8 play)
  • Jul 8 Clemens VI Trefois, Flemish architect/sociologist
  • Jul 9 Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa, Russian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1984)
  • Jul 10 Jimmy Francis McHugh, composer
  • Jul 11 Walter Wanger, [Feuchtwanger], US producer (Stagecoach)
  • Jul 13 Isaak Babel, Russian writer (Konarmija, Marija) [OS Jun 30]
  • Jul 15 Tadeusz Sendzimir, Polish-American engineer and inventor (d. 1989)
  • Jul 18 Bernard Wagenaar, Arnhem Holland, composer (3 Songs for Chinese)
  • Jul 19 Joris [Georges] of Severen, Flemish fascist/Member of parliament
  • Jul 19 Khawaja Nazimuddin, 2nd Prime Minister of Pakistan (d. 1965)
  • Jul 19 Aleksandr Yakovlevich Khinchin, Russian mathematician (d. 1959)
  • Jul 22 Oskar Maria Graf, German writer, born in Berg, Bavaria (d. 1967)
  • Jul 23 Arthur Treacher, Brighton England, announcer (Merv Griffin Show)
  • Jul 24 Walter Schulthess, composer
  • Jul 25 Gavrilo Princip, Bosnian-Serb assassin of Archduke Ferdinand, born in Obljaj, Bosnia (d. 1918)
  • Jul 25 Walter Brennan, American actor (Real McCoys, At Gun Point), born in Lynn, Massachusetts (d.1974)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 26 Aldous Huxley, English author (Brave New World, Island), born in Godalming, Surrey (d. 1963)

  • Jul 26 Ludovicus J Rogier, Dutch historian (Henric van Veldeken)
  • Jul 27 Gerald F Bogan, US vice-admiral (WW II-Pacific Ocean)
  • Jul 31 Roy Bargy, Mich, orchestra leader (Jimmy Durante Show)
  • Jul 31 Fred Keenor, Welsh footballer, born in Cardiff, Wales (d. 1972)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 1 Julius PJA van Nyevelt, Dutch min of Foreign affairs, dies at 77
  • Jul 1 Allan Pinkerton, American private detective and founder of Chicago detective agency, dies at 64
  • Jul 5 Betty Paoli, writer, dies
  • Jul 8 Vladimir Nikitich Kashperov, composer, dies
  • Jul 13 Juventino Rosas, composer, dies at 26
  • Jul 17 Josef Hyrtl, Austrian anatomist (b. 1810)
  • Jul 18 Leconte de Lisle, writer, dies at 75