On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1894

Historical Events

  • Elwood Haynes successfully tests one of 1st US autos at 6 MPH
  • Republic of Hawaii proclaimed, Sanford B Dole as president

Famous Birthdays

  • Clifford "Doc" Carlson, American Basketball Hall of Fame coach (Pittsburgh 367–248 [.597]), born in Murray City, Ohio (d. 1964)
  • Henry Carlson, American basketball coach (originated figure 8 play), born in Murray City, Ohio (d. 1964)
1894 Highlights

About July 4, 1894

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer