October 1894 in History

Events in History

  • Oct 1 Civic organization, Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben founded in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Oct 1 First meeting of The Owl Club of Cape Town.
  • Oct 15 Capt Alfred Dreyfus arrested accused of espionage in France
  • Oct 17 Ohio national guard kills 3 lynchers while rescuing a black man

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 28 German Emperor Wilhelm II fires chancellor Leo von Caprivi & Premier Botho zu Eulenburg

German Emperor and King of Prussia Wilhelm II
German Emperor and King of Prussia
Wilhelm II
  • Oct 29 First election of Hawaiian Republic
  • Oct 30 Daniel Cooper patents time clock
  • Oct 30 Domenico Melegatti obtains a patent for a procedure to be applied in industrial production of pandoro (a traditional Italian sweet yeast bread).

Birthdays in History

  • Oct 3 Elmer Robinson, American politician (d. 1982)
  • Oct 3 Walter Warlimont, German General WWII (d. 1976)
  • Oct 7 Herman Dooyeweerd, Dutch philosopher/lawyer
  • Oct 7 Del Lord, American director (d. 1970)
  • Oct 12 Charles Hodge, California, NYU professor (Answers for Americans)
  • Oct 12 Elisabeth A de Vreugd, chambermaid of Dutch queen
  • Oct 14 Sutan Ibrahim gelor Datuk Tan Malaka, founder (Indonesian Communist)
  • Oct 14 E.E.Cummings (Edward Estlin), poet (Tulips & Chimneys), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Oct 15 Moshe Sharett, second Prime Minister of Israel (d. 1965)
  • Oct 18 H. L. Davis, American author (d. 1960)
  • Oct 21 Rampo Edogawa, Japanese author and critic (d. 1965)
  • Oct 24 Bibhutibhushan Mukhopadhyay, Bengali author (d. 1987)
  • Oct 26 John S Knight, WV, publisher (Knight-Rider)
  • Oct 27 Fritz Sauckel, German Nazi General of Labor
  • Oct 27 Oliver Leese, British general (d. 1978)
  • Oct 30 Jean Rostand, French biologist (d. 1977)

Deaths in History

  • Oct 7 Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., American writer (b. 1809)
  • Oct 30 HonorĂ© Mercier, politician, Premier of Quebec (b. 1840)