On This Day

What Happened on May 10, 1894

Historical Events

  • Hong Kong government declares port is infected with the plague. The outbreak will go on to kill 20,489 over 29 years.

Famous Birthdays

  • Dimitri Tiomkin, Russian-American film score composer and conductor (Academy Award 1954-High & Mighty), born in Kremenchuk, Poltava Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1979)
1894 Highlights

About May 10, 1894

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 8 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus