1894 in History (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 117 of 117

  • Nov 16 French captain Henri Decoeurs troops reach Nikki, West Africa
  • Nov 17 Daily Racing Form founded

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Nov 17 Serial killer H. H. Holmes is arrested in Boston after being tracked there from Philadelphia by the Pinkertons

Serial Killer H. H. Holmes
Serial Killer
H. H. Holmes
  • Nov 18 1st newspaper Sunday color comic section published (NY World)
  • Nov 18 1st comic strip "Origin of a New Species" by Richard Outcault
  • Nov 19 1st mushroom on a stamp (China 1 & 5 Ap)
  • Nov 19 Dutch troops occupy & plunders palace of Tjakra Negara, Lombok
  • Nov 20 US intervenes in Bluefields, Nicaragua
  • Nov 25 Greenback (Independent) Party organizes in Indianapolis
  • Nov 26 King Lafia "Absalamu" of Nikki signs accord with France
  • Dec 5 Georges Feydeaus' "L'hôtel du libre échange" premieres in Paris
  • Dec 9 Roman Catholics win Parliamentary election in Belgium

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Dec 21 Mackenzie Bowell becomes the 5th Prime Minister of Canada

5th Prime Minister of Canada Mackenzie Bowell
5th Prime Minister of Canada
Mackenzie Bowell
  • Dec 22 -23] Dutch coast hit by hurricane
  • Dec 22 French officer Alfred Dreyfus court-martialed for treason, triggers worldwide charges of anti-Semitism (Dreyfus later vindicated)
  • Dec 24 Scheveningse fishing boats destroyed by storm
  • Dec 25 1st midwestern football team to play on west coast, University of Chicago defeats Stanford 24-4 at Palo Alto, CA in football

Birthdays in History

Birthdays 101 - 145 of 145

  • 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)
  • Nov 2 Alexander Lippisch, German scientist (d. 1976)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 3 William George Barker, Canadian flying ace (Victoria Cross recipient), born in Dauphin, Manitoba (d. 1930)

First World War Flying Ace William George Barker
First World War Flying Ace
William George Barker
  • Nov 5 Henri E J A de Page, Belgian private law scholar
  • Nov 13 Artur Nebe, German SS officer {d. 1945)
  • Nov 14 Harold Collett Dent, journalist/educationist
  • Nov 16 Count Richard Coudenhove Kalergi, Austrian politician
  • Nov 16 Mabel Normand, [Muriel Fortescue], comedienne (Mickey), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Nov 17 Eelco van Kleffens, minister of Foreign affairs (1939-46)/diplomat
  • Nov 17 Sophocles Venizelos, premier of Greece (1944, 50-51)
  • Nov 19 Américo Tomás, Portuguese admiral and politician, 14th President of Portugal (d. 1987)
  • Nov 26 Norbert Wiener, US, mathematician/discovered cybernetics
  • Nov 26 James Charles McGuigan, Catholic cardinal archbishop of Toronto (d. 1974)
  • Nov 27 Forrest Shaklee, founder (Shaklee Products)
  • Nov 27 Amphilochius of Pochayiv, Ukrainian Orthodox saint (d. 1971)
  • Nov 27 Konosuke Matsushita, Japanese industrialist (d. 1989)
  • Nov 28 Brooks Atkinson, drama critic (Broadway theater namesake)
  • Dec 5 Charles Robberts, Winburg district of the Orange Free State, The first State President of South Africa
  • Dec 7 Stuart Davis, US painter
  • Dec 8 E.C. Segar, American cartoonist (Popeye) (d. 1938)
  • Dec 10 Earnest Haenchen, German new testament expert
  • Dec 10 Gertrud Kolmar, writer
  • Dec 17 Hans Henny Jahnn, writer
  • Dec 17 Hans [Henry] Kramers, Dutch theoretical physicist (quantum mechanics)
  • Dec 17 Willem Schermerhorn, Neth premier (1945-46)
  • Dec 17 David Butler, director (April in Paris, Calamity Jane), born in San Francisco, California
  • Dec 19 Yoshida Isoya, architect (modern sukiya style), born in Tokyo, Japan

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Dec 20 Robert Menzies, Jeparit, Victoria, 12th Prime Minister of Australia (1939-41, 1949-66) and its longest-serving

12th Australian Prime Minister Robert Menzies
12th Australian Prime Minister
Robert Menzies
  • Dec 24 Georges Guynemer, French WW I pilot
  • Dec 26 Jean Toomer, American writer (d. 1967)
  • Dec 28 Andre de Meulemeester, Belgian WW I pilot (Eagle of Flanders)

Weddings in History

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Deaths in History

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