On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1894

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mahatma Gandhi forms the Natal Indian Congress (NIC) in order to fight discrimination against Indian traders in Natal

Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader
Mahatma Gandhi

Famous Birthdays

  • Cecil Kellaway, South African-born American actor (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner), born in Cape Town (d. 1973)
  • Ivan Isakov [Hovhannes Ter-Isahakyan], Russian-Armenian military commander (Commander in Chief of the Soviet Navy during World War II), born in Hadjikend, Russian Empire (d. 1967)
1894 Highlights

About August 22, 1894

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo