On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1894

Historical Events

  • Day One 1st Test Cricket Aus v Eng Aust 5-346 (Giffen 161, Gregory 85)
  • Test cricket debut of future Australian captain Joe Darling, great all-rounder Ernie Jones and outstanding England batsman Archie MacLaren; England wins 1st Test in Sydney by 10 runs

Famous Birthdays

  • Joaquin Zamacois Soler, Chilean-Spanish composer, born in Santiago de Chile, Chile (d. 1976)
1894 Highlights

About December 14, 1894

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius