What Happened on December 22, 1894

Historical Events

  • -23] Dutch coast hit by hurricane

Music History

Claude Debussy's first orchestral masterpiece "Prélude à l'apres-midi d'un faune" premieres in Paris

Event of Interest

French officer Alfred Dreyfus court-martialed for treason, triggers worldwide charges of anti-Semitism (Dreyfus later vindicated)

  • United States Golf Association forms in New York
1894 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Mihail Andricu, Romanian pianist, composer, violinist, and music professor (Bucharest Conservatory, 1926-59), born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 1974)
Born in 1894

About December 22, 1894

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 128 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn