On This Day

What Happened on September 13, 1894

Famous Birthdays

  • Anton Roosjen, Dutch politician and NCRV-chairman, born in Aalsmeer, Netherlands (d. 1978)
  • J. B. Priestly, English novelist and scriptwriter (The Good Companions, An Inspector Calls), born in Bradford, United Kingdom
  • Julian Tuwim, Polish poet and lyricist, born in Łódź, Congress Poland (d. 1953)

Famous Deaths

  • (Alexis) Emmanuel Chabrier, French pianist and composer (España; Joyeuse marche; Le roi malgré lui), dies from general paresis at 53
1894 Highlights

About September 13, 1894

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo