On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1894

Famous Deaths

  • Norbert Rillieux, American chemical engineer and inventor (sugar refiner), dies at 88
1894 Highlights

About October 8, 1894

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra