What Happened on January 8, 1894

Historical Events

  • Columbus World's fair in Chicago destroyed by fire

Famous Birthdays

  • St Maximilian Kolbe, Polish martyr (d. 1941)
Born in 1894

Famous Deaths

  • Pierre-Joseph van Beneden, Belgian paleontologist (life cycle of tapeworms), dies at 84
1894 Highlights

About January 8, 1894

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 129 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn