On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1894

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Edison Kinetoscopic Record of a Sneeze" released in movie theaters
  • 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.

Famous Birthdays

  • Henryk Stazewski, Polish abstract painter and graphic artist