What Happened on December 17, 1894

Historical Events

  • Cricket day 3 1T Australia v Engand; England 325 all out, 261 behind on 1st innings

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Fiedler, American conductor (Boston Pops), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1979)
  • David Butler, American director (April in Paris, Calamity Jane), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1979)
  • Hans Henny Jahnn, German playwright, born in Stellingen, Germany (d. 1959)
  • Hans Kramers, Dutch theoretical physicist (quantum mechanics), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1952)
  • Willem Schermerhorn, Prime Minister of the Netherlands (1945-46), born in Akersloot, Netherlands (d. 1977)
Born in 1894
1894 Highlights

About December 17, 1894

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 128 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius