On This Day

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 III, Tsar of Bulgaria (1918-43), born in Sofia, Bulgaria (d. 1943)
  • Marcel Canneel, Flemish painter (Reuzenstoet) (d. 1953)
1894 Highlights

About January 30, 1894

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius