What Happened on January 30, 1894

Historical Events

  • Pneumatic hammer patented by Charles King of Detroit
  • US flag fired on in Rio; prompt satisfaction exacted by Adm Benham

Famous Birthdays

Boris IIIBoris III (1894-1943)

Tsar of Bulgaria (1918-43), born in Sofia, Bulgaria

  • Marcel Canneel, Flemish painter (Reuzenstoet) (d. 1953)
1894 Highlights

About January 30, 1894

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 128 years and 10 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius