On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1894

Historical Events

  • Daily Racing Form founded

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Serial killer H. H. Holmes is arrested in Boston after being tracked there from Philadelphia by the Pinkertons

Serial Killer H. H. Holmes
Serial Killer
H. H. Holmes

Famous Birthdays

  • Eelco van Kleffens, minister of Foreign affairs (1939-46)/diplomat
  • Sophocles Venizelos, premier of Greece (1944, 50-51)
1894 Highlights

About November 17, 1894

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 126 years and 5 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio