What Happened on January 9, 1894

Historical Events

  • Georges Feydeau's "Un à la Patte" premieres in Paris
  • New England Telephone and Telegraph installs the first battery-operated telephone switchboard in Lexington, Massachusetts.
  • William K.L. Dickson's motion picture "Edison Kinetoscopic Record of a Sneeze" aka "Fred Ott's Sneeze" receives first US copyright for the format; it was filmed a few days earlier at Edison Studio, West Orange, New Jersey [1]
1894 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Henryk Stazewski, Polish abstract painter and graphic artist, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1988)
Born in 1894

About January 9, 1894

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 129 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn