Historical Events in June 1894

  • Jun 12 34th British Golf Open: J.H. Taylor shoots a 326 at Royal St. George's Golf Club
  • Jun 15 Phillies beat Cincinnati Reds, 21-8
  • Jun 16 8th U.S. Women's National Championship: Helen Hellwig beats Aline Terry (7-5, 3-6, 6-0, 3-6, 6-3)
  • Jun 17 1st US poliomyelitis epidemic breaks out, Rutland, Vermont
  • Jun 18 Premier Roseberry declares Uganda a British protectorate
  • Jun 19 28th Belmont: Willie Simms aboard Henry of Navarre wins in 1:56.5
  • Jun 21 Workers in Pittsburgh strike Pullman sleeping car company
  • Jun 23 The International Olympic Committee is founded at the Sorbonne, Paris, at the initiative of Baron Pierre de Coubertin
  • Jun 24 Decision to hold modern Olympics every 4 years
  • Jun 24 Marie Francois Sadi Carnot is assassinated by Sante Geronimo Caserio.
  • Jun 25 American Railway Union under Eugene V Debs goes on strike
  • Jun 25 Boer leader Paul Kruger meets the British High Commissioner, Sir Henry Loch, on Pretoria station in South Africa and accompanies him to his hotel to discuss the grievances of the Uitlanders (Foreigners)

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Jun 26 Karl Benz of Germany receives US patent for gasoline-driven auto

Automobile Engineer and Inventor Karl Benz
Automobile Engineer and Inventor
Karl Benz
  • Jun 28 Labor Day established as a holiday for federal employees
  • Jun 28 The Natal Legislature plans to introduce the Indian Franchise Bill, South Africa
  • Jun 30 Korea declares independence from China, asks for Japanese aid
  • Jun 30 London's Tower Bridge opens