On This Day

What Happened on March 12, 1894

Historical Events


Historic InventionCoca-Cola Sold in Bottles

Coca-Cola is sold in bottles for the first time in a candy store in Vicksburg, Mississippi

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A glass bottle called a Hutchinson used by a store's owner, Joseph A. Biedenharn to bottle Coca-Cola in 1894
A glass bottle called a Hutchinson used by a store's owner, Joseph A. Biedenharn to bottle Coca-Cola in 1894
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  • Pittsburgh issues free season tickets for ladies on Tuesday & Friday

Famous Deaths

  • Illarion Pryanishnikov, Russian painter (b. 1840)
1894 Highlights

About March 12, 1894

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces