On This Day

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)

Famous Deaths

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

About January 8, 1894

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 9 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn