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

  • Henry "Doc" Carlson, American Basketball Hall of Fame collegiate coach (University of Pittsburgh, 1922-53: 367–248 [.597]), 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? 127 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer