On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1894

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 Kundt, German physicist, (sound vibration, test of Kundt), dies at 54
  • Emile Henry, French anarchist (b. 1872)
1894 Highlights

About May 21, 1894

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 2 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini