1894

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1894 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1894
MDCCCXCIV
Ab urbe condita 2647
Armenian calendar 1343
ԹՎ ՌՅԽԳ
Assyrian calendar 6644
Bahá'í calendar 50–51
Balinese saka calendar 1815–1816
Bengali calendar 1301
Berber calendar 2844
British Regnal year 57  Vict. 1   58  Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar 2438
Burmese calendar 1256
Byzantine calendar 7402–7403
Chinese calendar 癸巳(Water  Snake)
4590 or 4530
     to 
甲午年 (Wood  Horse)
4591 or 4531
Coptic calendar 1610–1611
Discordian calendar 3060
Ethiopian calendar 1886–1887
Hebrew calendar 5654–5655
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1950–1951
 - Shaka Samvat 1815–1816
 - Kali Yuga 4994–4995
Holocene calendar 11894
Igbo calendar 894–895
Iranian calendar 1272–1273
Islamic calendar 1311–1312
Japanese calendar Meiji 27
(明治27年)
Javanese calendar 1823–1824
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4227
Minguo calendar 18 before ROC
民前18年
Nanakshahi calendar 426
Thai solar calendar 2436–2437
Tibetan calendar 阴水蛇年
(female Water-Snake)
2020 or 1639 or 867
     to 
阳木马年
(male Wood-Horse)
2021 or 1640 or 868

1894 ( MDCCCXCIV ) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar  and a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar , the 1894th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 894th year of the 2nd millennium , the 94th year of the 19th century , and the 5th year of the 1890s decade. As of the start of 1894, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Contents

Events

January–March

March 12: Coca-Cola in bottles (replicas).

April–June

May 14: Blackpool Tower.

July–September

July: Fire damages Columbian Exposition.

October–December

November 1: Nicholas II becomes Tsar of Russia.

Date unknown

Births

January–February

Satyendra Nath Bose
José Bustamante y Rivero
Amalie Sara Colquhoun
Billy Bishop
Harold Macmillan

March–April

Otto Grotewohl
Bessie Smith
Archibald Roosevelt
Francisco Craveiro Lopes
Arthur Fadden
Nikita Khrushchev
Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg
H.V. Evatt

May–June

King Edward VIII
Martha Graham
Alfred Kinsey

July–August

Bertha Lutz
Khawaja Nazimuddin

September–October

Billy Gilbert
Dorothy Maud Wrinch
Heinrich Lübke

November–December

Américo Tomás
Mae Marsh
Florbela Espanca
E.C. Segar
Robert Menzies

Date Unknown

Deaths

January–June

Heinrich Hertz
Grand Duchess Catherine Mikhailovna of Russia
Myra Bradwell
Adolphe Sax
Gustave Caillebotte

July–December

Hermann von Helmholtz
Mary Jane Patterson
Robert Louis Stevenson
Christina Rossetti

Date unknown

References

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  5. Chaim M. Rosenberg, America at the Fair: Chicago's 1893 World's Columbian Exposition (Arcadia Publishing, 2008)
  6. Ian H. Nish, The Anglo-Japanese Alliance: The Diplomacy of Two Island Empires 1984-1907 (A&C Black, 2013) p10
  7. Minimum-wage Legislation in the United States and Foreign Countries, ed. by Charles Henry Verrill (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1915) p168
  8. Revista do Instituto Histórico e Geográfico Brazileiro (Imprensa Nacional, 1906) p348

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