On This Day

What Happened on April 15, 1894

Famous Birthdays

  • Bessie Smith, American blues singer known as the "Empress of the Blues" (recorded over 200 songs), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee (d. 1937)

Nikita Khrushchev

Nikita Khrushchev, First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (1953-64), born in Kalinovka, Russia (d. 1971)

Soviet First Secretary Nikita Khrushchev
Soviet First Secretary
Nikita Khrushchev

1894 Highlights

About April 15, 1894

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries