On This Day

What Happened on January 30, 1894

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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)