On This Day

What Happened on October 30, 1894

Historical Events

  • Daniel Cooper patents time clock
  • Domenico Melegatti obtains a patent for a procedure to be applied in industrial production of pandoro (a traditional Italian sweet yeast bread).

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean Rostand, French biologist and philosopher, born in Paris (d. 1977)
  • Peter Warlock [Philip Heseltine], British composer, born in London (d. 1930)

Famous Deaths

  • HonorĂ© Mercier, Canadian politician and 9th Premier of Quebec (1887-91), dies at 54
1894 Highlights

About October 30, 1894

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio