On This Day

Historical Events in October 1894

  • Oct 1 Civic organization, Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben founded in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Oct 1 First meeting of The Owl Club of Cape Town

Historic Event

Oct 15 Captain Alfred Dreyfus arrested and accused of espionage in France

  • Oct 17 Ohio national guard kills 3 lynchers while rescuing a black man

Historic Event

Oct 28 German Emperor Wilhelm II fires chancellor Leo von Caprivi & Premier Botho zu Eulenburg

  • Oct 29 First election of Hawaiian Republic
  • Oct 30 Daniel Cooper patents time clock
  • Oct 30 Domenico Melegatti obtains a patent for a procedure to be applied in industrial production of pandoro (a traditional Italian sweet yeast bread).