On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1894

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 22-year-old French Anarchist Émile Henry is executed by guillotine. His last words were reputed to be "Courage, camarades! Vive l'anarchie!"

Famous Deaths

  • August A Kundt, German physicist, (test of Kundt), dies at 54
  • Emile Henry, French anarchist (b. 1872)