On This Day

January 1894 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jan 9 "Edison Kinetoscopic Record of a Sneeze" released in movie theaters

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jan 3 ZaSu Pitts, American actress (Life With Father, Dames, Wedding March), born in Parsons, Kansas (d. 1963)
  • Jan 22 Matt McHugh, American actor (Taxi, Freaks, Barbary Coast, Innocent Affair), born in Connellsville, Pennsylvania (d. 1971)
  • Jan 23 Remy Angenot, Flemish actor (Met den helm geboren, Patriot, Idiot), born in Antwerpen, Flanders, Belgium (d. 1964)
  • Jan 31 Percy Helton, American actor (Jail Busters, Harbor of Missing Men), born in NYC, New York (d. 1971)