On This Day

Events in History in April 1894

  • Apr 5 11 strikers killed in riot at Connellsville, Penn
  • Apr 12 British & Belgian secret accord on dividing Central Africa
  • Apr 20 136,000 mine workers strike in Ohio for pay increase

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 21 George Bernard Shaw's "Arms & the Man" premieres in London

  • Apr 29 The 500-strong Commonwealth of Christ (Coxey's Army) arrives in Washington, D.C., to protest against unemployment; Coxey arrested for trespassing at Capitol