On This Day

What Happened on June 23, 1894

Historical Events

  • The International Olympic Committee is founded at the Sorbonne, Paris, at the initiative of Baron Pierre de Coubertin

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Kinsey, American entomologist and sexologist (Kinsey Report), born in Hoboken, New Jersey (d. 1956)

Person of interestEdward VIII

Edward VIII, King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Empire and Emperor of India (Jan 20th, 1936 until his abdication on Dec 11th, 1936), born in Richmond, England (d. 1972)

King of the United Kingdom Edward VIII
King of the United Kingdom
Edward VIII

1894 Highlights

About June 23, 1894

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 126 years and 7 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer