January 1, 1894 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Denmark adopts Mid-European time
  • Manchester Ship Canal in England opens to traffic
  • South African Amateur Athletic Union is founded in Johannesburg.

Birthdays in History

  • Satyendra Nath Bose, Indian mathematician (d. 1974)
  • Shitsu Nakano, Japanese supercentenarian (d. 2007)

Deaths in History

  • Heinrich Rudolf Hertz, German physicist (b. 1857)