What Happened on August 14, 1894

Historical Events

  • Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge demonstrates wireless telegraphy (radio) using Morse code at a meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science at Oxford University

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Burge, Australian rugby league forward (13 Tests, 26 games NSW; Glebe, St. George; RL "Immortal") and coach (St. George, North Sydney, Western Suburbs, Newtown), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1958)
Born in 1894
1894 Highlights

About August 14, 1894

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 129 years, 1 month and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo