On This Day

What Happened on June 25, 1894

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • American Railway Union under Eugene V Debs goes on strike
  • Boer leader Paul Kruger meets the British High Commissioner, Sir Henry Loch, on Pretoria station in South Africa and accompanies him to his hotel to discuss the grievances of the Uitlanders (Foreigners)

Famous Birthdays

  • Hermann Oberth, German physicist (founded modern astronautics), born in Hermannstadt, Austria-Hungary (d. 1989)