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June 25, 1894 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • American Railway Union under Eugene V Debs goes on strike

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

Boer leader Paul Kruger meets British High Commissioner, Sir Henry Loch, on Pretoria station in South Africa and accompanies him to his hotel to discuss the grievances of the Uitlanders (Foreigners)

3rd President of the South African Republic Paul Kruger
3rd President of the South African Republic
Paul Kruger

Birthdays in History

  • Hermann Oberth, German physicist (founded modern astronautics), born in Hermannstadt, Austria-Hungary (d. 1989)
1894 in History