Historical Events in November 1894

Historic Event

Nov 1 Nicholas II becomes the new Tsar of Russia after the death of his father, Tsar Alexander III

Historic Event

Nov 1 Vaccine for diphtheria announced by Dr Émile Roux of Paris

  • Nov 5 Frederick Lugards expedition reaches Nikki

Music Premiere

Nov 5 Richard Strauss' tone poem "Till Eulenspiegel" premieres

  • Nov 10 Fred Lugard signs accord with king Lafia "Absalamu" of Nikki
  • Nov 12 Lawrence Hargrave, Australian aeronautical pioneer and inventor of the box kite, linked four huge box kites together and flew - but remained attached to the ground by piano wire
  • Nov 16 6,000 Armenians massacred by Turks in Kurdistan
  • Nov 16 French captain Henri Decoeurs troops reach Nikki, West Africa
  • Nov 17 Daily Racing Form founded

Historic Event

Nov 17 Serial killer H. H. Holmes is arrested in Boston after being tracked there from Philadelphia by the Pinkertons

  • Nov 18 Richard Outcault's early comic strip "Origin of a New Species" published in World
  • Nov 19 1st mushroom on a stamp (China 1 & 5 Ap)
  • Nov 19 Dutch troops occupy & plunders palace of Tjakra Negara, Lombok
  • Nov 20 US intervenes in Bluefields, Nicaragua
  • Nov 25 Greenback (Independent) Party organizes in Indianapolis
  • Nov 26 King Lafia "Absalamu" of Nikki signs accord with France
  • Nov 29 3rd Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 18-0 in Montgomery