July 1894 in History

Events in History

  • 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 20 2000 fed troops recalled from Chicago, having ended Pullman strike

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 8 Clemens VI Trefois, Flemish architect/sociologist
  • Jul 9 Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa, Russian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1984)
  • Jul 11 Walter Wanger, [Feuchtwanger], US producer (Stagecoach)
  • Jul 13 Isaak Babel, Rus short-story writer/dramatist (Red Calvary) [or 6/13]
  • Jul 15 Tadeusz Sendzimir, Polish-American engineer and inventor (d. 1989)
  • 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)

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)

Deaths in History

  • Jul 1 Julius PJA van Nyevelt, Dutch min of Foreign affairs, dies at 77
  • Jul 1 Allan Pinkerton, American private detective (b. 1819)
  • Jul 5 Betty Paoli, writer, dies
  • Jul 17 Josef Hyrtl, Austrian anatomist (b. 1810)
  • Jul 18 Leconte de Lisle, writer, dies at 75