On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1894

Historical Events

  • Netherlands Social-Democratic Worker's party (SDAP) forms

Famous Deaths

  • PPH van Ham, Dutch general-major, dies in battle on Lombok
  • Te Wherowhero Tāwhia, Second Māori King and leader of the Waikato tribes in New Zealand, dies at 71 or 72
1894 Highlights

About August 26, 1894

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo