On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1894

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Sparky Adams, Baseball player (d. 1989)

Famous Deaths

  • PPH van Ham, 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