On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1894

Historical Events

  • Frederick Lugards expedition reaches Nikki

Music Premiere

Richard Strauss' tone poem "Till Eulenspiegel" premieres

Famous Birthdays

  • (Jacob) "Jan" Garber, American violinist and sweet jazz bandleader, born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1977)
  • Henri de Page, Belgian private law scholar, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1969)
1894 Highlights

About November 5, 1894

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio