On This Day

What Happened on June 25, 1894

Historical Events

  • American Railway Union under Eugene V Debs goes on strike

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

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)

3rd President of the South African Republic Paul Kruger
3rd President of the South African Republic
Paul Kruger

Famous Birthdays

  • Hermann Oberth, German physicist (founded modern astronautics), born in Hermannstadt, Austria-Hungary (d. 1989)
1894 Highlights

About June 25, 1894

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer