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1894 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1894
MDCCCXCIV
Ab urbe condita 2647
Armenian calendar 1343
ԹՎ ՌՅԽԳ
Chinese calendar 4590 – 4591
癸巳 – 甲午
Ethiopian calendar 1886 – 1887
Hebrew calendar 5654 – 5655
Hindu calendars
- Vikram Samvat 1949 – 1950
- Shaka Samvat 1816 – 1817
- Kali Yuga 4995 – 4996
Iranian calendar 1272 – 1273
Islamic calendar 1312 – 1313
Japanese calendar Meiji 27

1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). 1891 (MDCCCXCI) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1892 (MDCCCXCII) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1893 (MDCCCXCIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1895 (MDCCCXCV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999 in the... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... // Events and trends Technology The First Transcontinental Railroad in the United States is built in the six year period between 1863 and 1869. ... // Events and Trends Technology The invention of the telephone (1876) by Alexander Graham Bell. ... // Events and Trends Technology Development and commercial production of electric lighting Development and commercial production of gasoline-powered automobile by Karl Benz, Gottlieb Daimler and Maybach First commercial production and sales of phonographs and phonograph recordings. ... The 1890s were sometimes referred to as the Mauve Decade, because William Henry Perkins aniline dye allowed the widespread use of that colour in fashion, and also as the Gay Nineties, under the then-current usage of the word gay which referred simply to merriment and frivolity, with no... // Events and trends Technology First flight by the Wright brothers, December 17, 1903. ... // Events and trends The 1910s represent the culmination of European militarism which had its beginnings during the second half of the 19th Century. ... The 1920s was a decade sometimes referred to as the Jazz Age or the Roaring Twenties, usually applied to America. ... 1891 (MDCCCXCI) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1892 (MDCCCXCII) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1893 (MDCCCXCIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1895 (MDCCCXCV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1894 CE in archaeology // Explorations Thomas Gann makes first scientific exploration of Xunantunich Excavations Peabody Museum - Harvard University project at Copan concludes Sir Henry Meux excavates Avebury Publications In the 12th Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology, Cyrus Thomas detailed report of the Mound Builders demolishes the earlier theory... See also: 1893 in architecture, other events of 1894, 1895 in architecture and the architecture timeline. ... See also: 1893 in art, other events of 1894, 1895 in art, list of years in art. ... See also: 1893 in literature, other events of 1894, 1895 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1893 in music, other events of 1894, 1895 in music and the list of years in music. Events March 14 - Johan Svendsen conducts the world premiere of Carl Nielsens Symphony No. ... This article will list events related to rail transport that occurred in 1894. ... See also: Other events of 1894 List of years in science . ... 1893 colonial governors - Events of 1894 - 1895 colonial governors - Colonial governors by year See also: List of state leaders in 1894 List of religious leaders in 1894 List of international organization leaders in 1894 France French Somaliland - Léonce Lagarde, Governor of French Somaliland (1888-1899) Guinea - Noël-Eug... 1893 state leaders - Events of 1894 - 1895 state leaders - State leaders by year See also: List of religious leaders in 1894 List of international organization leaders in 1894 // Africa Ashanti Confederacy - Kwaku Dua III Asamu, Asantehene (1888-1896) Burundi - Mwezi IV Gisabo, King of Burundi (1852-1908) Zanzibar - Sayyid Hamad... The Gregorian calendar is the calendar that is used nearly everywhere in the world. ... Ab urbe condita (AUC or a. ... Dates are marked by the letters Ô¹ÕŽ or the like, often with a line over, indicating tvin (in the year) followed by one to four letters, each of which stands for a number based on its order in the alphabet. ... The Chinese calendar (Traditional Chinese: 農曆; Simplified Chinese: 农历; pinyin: nónglì) is a lunisolar calendar incorporating elements of a lunar calendar with those of a solar calendar. ... The Chinese sexagenary cycle (Chinese: ; pinyin: gānzhÄ«) is a cyclic numeral system of 60 combinations of the two basic cycles, the ten Heavenly Stems (天干; tiāngān) and the twelve Earthly Branches (地支; dìzhÄ«). These have been traditionally used as a means of numbering the years, not only in... The Ethiopian calendar or Ethiopic calendar is the principal calendar used in Ethiopia. ... The Hebrew calendar (Hebrew: ) or Jewish calendar is the annual calendar used in Judaism. ... The Hindu calendar used in Vedic times has undergone many changes in the process of regionalization, and today there are several regional Indian calendars, as well as an Indian national calendar. ... There is disagreement as to the meaning of the Indian word Samvat. ... The Indian national calendar (sometimes called Saka calendar) is the official civil calendar in use in India. ... Kali Yuga is also the title of a book by Roland Charles Wagner. ... The Iranian calendar (also known as Persian calendar or the Jalaali Calendar) is a solar calendar currently used in Iran and Afghanistan. ... The Islamic calendar or Muslim calendar (Arabic: التقويم الهجري; also called the Hijri calendar) is the calendar used to date events in many predominantly Muslim countries, and used by Muslims everywhere to determine the proper day on which to celebrate Islamic holy days. ... Koinobori, flags decorated like koi, are popular decorations around Childrens Day This mural on the wall of a Tokyo subway station celebrates Hazuki, the eighth month. ... The Meiji period ) denotes the 45-year reign of Emperor Meiji, running from 8 September 1868 (in the Gregorian calendar, 23 October 1868) to 30 July 1912. ... The system of Roman numerals is a numeral system originating in ancient Rome, and was adapted from Etruscan numerals. ... This is the calendar for a common year starting on Monday (dominical letter G), e. ...

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January 7 is the seventh day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... William Kennedy Laurie Dickson (August 3, 1860 - September 28, 1935) was a Scottish inventor who is credited with the invention of the motion picture camera under the employ of Thomas Edison. ... For other uses see film (disambiguation) Film refers to the celluliod media on which movies are printed Film — also called movies, the cinema, the silver screen, moving pictures, photoplays, picture shows, flicks, or motion pictures, — is a field that encompasses motion pictures as an art form or as part of... January 8 is the 8th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... One-third scale replica of Daniel Chester Frenchs Republic, which stood in the great basin at the exposition, Chicago, 2004 The Worlds Columbian Exposition (also called The Chicago Worlds Fair), a Worlds fair, was held in the U.S. city of Chicago in 1893 to celebrate... Flag Seal Nickname: The Windy City Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location Location in Chicagoland and northern Illinois Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Illinois Cook, DuPage Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 606. ... January 9 is the 9th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The New England Telephone and Telegraph Company was the first company set up to develop the then-new telephone. ... This article or section needs additional references or sources. ... Telephone switchboard, 1974 A switchboard (also called a manual branch exchange) is a device used to manually connect a group of telephones from one to another or to an outside connection. ... Settled: 1642 â€“ Incorporated: 1713 Zip Code(s): 02420 / 02421 â€“ Area Code(s): 339 / 781 Official website: http://ci. ... February 15 is the 46th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... For alternate meanings of GMT, see GMT (disambiguation). ... Anarchism is a generic term describing various political philosophies and social movements that advocate the elimination of hierarchy and imposed authority. ... Royal Observatory, Greenwich The original site of the Royal Greenwich Observatory (RGO), which was built as a workplace for the Astronomer Royal, was on a hill in Greenwich Park in Greenwich, London, overlooking the River Thames. ... London (pronounced ) is the capital city of England and of the United Kingdom. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: Multiple unofficial anthems Capital London Largest city London Official language(s) English Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification    - by Athelstan AD927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi   - Water (%) Population... March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... This article is about the Canadian politician. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Shanghai (Chinese: ; pinyin: ; Shanghainese: ), stuated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta in East China, is the largest city of the Peoples Republic of China. ... March 12 is the 71st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (72nd in leap years). ... The wave shape (known as the dynamic ribbon device) present on all Coca-Cola cans throughout the world derives from the contour of the original Coca-Cola bottles. ... March 15 is the 74th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (75th in Leap years). ... City flag City coat of arms Motto: Fluctuat nec mergitur (Latin: Tossed by the waves, she does not sink) Coordinates : Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) Administration Subdivisions 20 arrondissements Département Paris (75) Région ÃŽle-de-France Mayor Bertrand Delanoë (PS) City (commune) Characteristics Land Area 86. ... March 25 is the 84th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (85th in leap years). ... Workers from Coxeys Army posing for a photograph Coxeys Army was a protest march by unemployed workers from the United States, led by the populist Jacob Coxey. ... Massillon is a city located in Stark County, Ohio. ... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United...

May-August

Yersinia pestis seen at 2000x magnification. ... Tai Ping Shan can refer to: Victoria Peak, Hong Kong the tenant areas near Tai Ping Shan Street 太平山街 on Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong This is a disambiguation page — a list of articles associated with the same title. ... May 1 is the 121st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (122nd in leap years). ... May 1 is the 121st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (122nd in leap years). ... The May Day Riots of 1894 were a series of violent demonstrations that occurred throughout Cleveland, Ohio on May 1 (May Day), 1894. ... Nickname: The Forest City Motto: Progress and Prosperity Location in Cuyahoga County, Ohio Coordinates: Country United States State Ohio County Cuyahoga Founded 1796 Incorporated 1836 Mayor Frank G. Jackson (D) Area    - City 82. ... May 11 is the 131st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (132nd in leap years). ... This article or section is missing references or citation of sources. ... The Pullman Palace Car Company, owned by George Pullman, manufactured railroad train cars in the mid to late 1800s through the early decades of the 20th century, during the boom of railroads in the United States. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... May 14 is the 134th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (135th in leap years). ... Leonid Meteor Shower From earliest times, humankind has noticed flurries of meteors that seemed to emanate from particular points in the sky at particular times of the year. ... May 14 is the 134th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (135th in leap years). ... Blackpool Tower The Blackpool Tower is a tourist attraction in the town of Blackpool, Lancashire, in the north of England (Grid reference SD306360). ... Blackpool is a seaside town in north-western England. ... Lancashire is a county and duchy palatine in the North West of England, bounded to the west by the Irish Sea. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: Multiple unofficial anthems Capital London Largest city London Official language(s) English Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification    - by Athelstan AD927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi   - Water (%) Population... June 22 is the 173rd day of the year (174th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 192 days remaining. ... Dahomey was a kingdom in Africa, situated in what is now the nation of Benin. ... June 23 is the 174th day of the year (175 th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 191 days remaining. ... Bold textralf is gay IOC redirects here. ... The Sorbonne, Paris, in a 17th century engraving The historic University of Paris (French: Université de Paris) first appeared in the second half of the 12th century, but was in 1970 reorganized as 13 autonomous universities (University of Paris I–XIII). ... The Eiffel Tower has become the symbol of Paris throughout the world. ... Baron Pierre de Coubertin Pierre de Coubertin (January 1, 1863 – September 2, 1937), born as Pierre de Frédy, was a French pedagogue and historian, but is best known as the founder of the modern Olympic Games. ... June 24 is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 190 days remaining. ... Marie François Sadi-Carnot, President of France Marie François Sadi Carnot (August 11, 1837 - June 24, 1894) was a French statesman, the fourth president of the third French Republic. ... The President of France, known officially as the President of the Republic (Président de la République in French), is Frances elected Head of State. ... June 30 is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 184 days remaining. ... Tower Bridge is a bascule bridge in London, over the River Thames. ... July 4 is the 185th day of the year (186th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 180 days remaining. ... Iolani Palace in Honolulu, formerly the residence of the Hawaiian monarch, was the capitol of the Republic of Hawaii. ... Former advisor to Queen LiliÊ»uokalani and justice of the HawaiÊ»i judiciary, Sanford B. Dole assumed the role of President of the Republic of HawaiÊ»i. ... August 1 is the 213th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (214th in leap years), with 152 days remaining. ... The Qing Dynasty (Manchu: daicing gurun; Chinese: 清朝; pinyin: qīng cháo; Wade-Giles: ching chao), sometimes known as the Manchu Dynasty, was founded by the Manchu clan Aisin Gioro, in what is today northeast China expanded into China proper and the surrounding territories of Inner Asia, establishing the... Official language Japanese Capital Tokyo Area 7. ... The Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) (also Choson), sometimes known as the Yi Dynasty, was a dynasty founded by General Yi Seonggye in what is modern day Korea, and lasted for five centuries as one of the worlds longest running monarchies. ... Korea (Korean: (ì¡°ì„  or 한국, see below) is a geographic area, civilization, and former state situated on the Korean Peninsula in East Asia. ... Japan and Qing China fought the First Sino-Japanese War (or the Qing-Japanese War) during 1894 and 1895, primarily over control of Korea. ... August 15 is the 227th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (228th in leap years), with 138 days remaining. ... Sante Jeronimo Caserio (Motta Visconti Lombardy Italy, 1873- Lyons France, 18 June 1894) was a Italian anarchist, assassin of Marie Francois Sadi Carnot, President of the French Third Republic. ... Marie François Sadi-Carnot, President of France Marie François Sadi Carnot (August 11, 1837 - June 24, 1894) was a French statesman, the fourth president of the third French Republic. ...

September-December

September 1 is the 244th day of the year (245th in leap years). ... On September 1, 1894, after a two-month drought, several fires started in the pine forests of Pine County, Minnesota. ... Fire in San Bernardino, California Mountains (image taken from the International Space Station) A wildfire, also known as a forest fire, vegetation fire, grass fire, or bushfire (in Australasia), is an uncontrolled fire in wildland often caused by lightning; other common causes are human carelessness and arson. ... Hinckley is a city located in Pine County, Minnesota. ... September 4 is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years). ... Nickname: Big Apple Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area    - City 1,214. ... A sweatshop is a factory or workshop that has attributes in common with the workplaces of the pejoratively-named sweating system of the 1840s. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Owl Club is a remarkable remnant of the Victorian period of Cape Town, South Africa, being a gentleman’s dining club formed in 1894 to provide a social meeting-place for those with an interest in the liberal arts and science. ... , City motto: Spes Bona (Latin: Good Hope) Location of the City of Cape Town in Western Cape Province Province Western Cape Mayor Helen Zille Area  - % water 2,499 km² N/A Population  - Total (2004)  - Density Ranked 100th 2,893,251 1,158/km² Established 1652 Time zone SAST (UTC+2... October 15 is the 288th day of the year (289th in leap years). ... Alfred Dreyfus in an army uniform, and wearing a mustache Alfred Dreyfus (9 October 1859 – 12 July 1935) was a French military officer best known for being the focus of the Dreyfus affair. ... The Dreyfus Affair was a political scandal which divided France during the 1890s and early 1900s. ... October 30 is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 62 days remaining. ... This article is in need of attention. ... November 1 is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 60 days remaining. ... Alexander (Aleksandr) III (Russian: Александр III Александрович) (March 10, 1845 – November 1, 1894) reigned as Emperor of Russia from March 14, 1881 until his death in 1894. ... Nicholas II of Russia (May 6 (O.S.)/May 18 (N.S.) 1868–July 17, 1918) (Russian: , Nikolay II) was the last Emperor of Russia, King of Poland, and Grand Duke of Finland. ... December 18 is the 352nd day of the year (353rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Emblems: Hairy Nosed Wombat (faunal); Leafy Seadragon (marine); Piping Shrike (bird: unofficial); Sturts Desert Pea (floral); Opal (gemstone) Motto: United for the Common Wealth Slogan or Nickname: Festival State Other Australian states and territories Capital Adelaide Government Const. ... December 21 is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Honourable Sir Mackenzie Bowell, PC , KCMG (December 27, 1824 – December 10, 1917) was the fifth Prime Minister of Canada from December 21, 1894 to April 27, 1896. ... Stephen Harper is the current Prime Minister of Canada. ...

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Extraterritoriality is the state of being exempt from the jurisdiction of local law, usually as the result of diplomatic negotiations. ... Dame Grace Kimmins was described in Punch (volume 156, April 9, 1919) as ... in her quiet practical way is probably as good a friend as London ever had, a remarkable description for the driving force behind the Guild of Play and the Guild of the Poor Brave Things. ... The Guild of the Poor Brave Things was established in 1894 by Dame Grace Kimmins (1871-1954) et al to provide resources for disabled boys to enable them to make a productive place for themselves in society. ... The minimum wage is the minimum rate a worker can legally be paid (usually per hour) as opposed to wages that are determined by the forces of supply and demand in a free market. ...

Births

January-March

January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... Satyendra Nath Bose on an Indian stamp Satyendra Nath Bose /sɐθ.jin. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Walter Hamor Piston Jr. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... January 30 is the 30th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Tsar Boris III of Bulgaria, (photographed in 1933) Tsar Boris III of Bulgaria (January 30, 1894 – August 28, 1943), originally Boris Klemens Robert Maria Pius Ludwig Stanislaus Xaver, son of Ferdinand I, came to the throne in 1918 upon the abdication of his father, following Bulgarias defeat in World... 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1943 calendar). ... January 31 is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Isham Jones (31 January 1894 – 19 October 1956) was a United States bandleader, violinist, saxophonist and songwriter. ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... February 3 is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Norman Rockwell Norman Rockwell (February 3, 1894 – November 8, 1978) was an early 20th century American painter. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... February 8 is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Professor Ludwig Marcuse (February 8, 1894 in Berlin – August 2, 1971 in Bad Wiessee, Germany), was a philosopher and writer of Jewish origin. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... February 10 is the 41st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Maurice Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton, OM, PC (10 February 1894 – 29 December 1986), was a British Conservative politician and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1957 to 1963. ... The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the head of Her Majestys Government and so exercises many of the executive functions nominally vested in the Sovereign, who is head of state. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Alfonso Leng ( February 11, 1894 - November 11, 1974) was a composer of classical music. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... February 14 is the 45th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jack Benny (born Benjamin Kubelsky, February 14, 1894 – December 26, 1974), an American comedian, vaudeville performer, and radio, television, and film actor, was one of the biggest stars in classic American radio and was also a major television personality. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... February 25 is the 56th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Meher Baba on the cover of his book, Discourses. ... The ten avatars of Lord Vishnu, copyright BBT In Hindu philosophy, an avatar, avatara or avatarim (Sanskrit: , IAST: ), most commonly refers to the incarnation (bodily manifestation) of a higher being (deva), or the Supreme Being (God) onto planet Earth. ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... February 28 is the 59th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ben Hecht (February 28, 1894 – April 18, 1964) was a prolific Hollywood screenwriter, even though he professed disdain for the motion picture industry. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... March 17 is the 76th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (77th in Leap years). ... Paul Green (17 March 1894 - 4 May 1981) American Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright. ... The gold medal awarded for Public Service in Journalism The Pulitzer Prize is an American award regarded as the highest honor in print journalism, literary achievements, and musical compositions. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... March 19 is the 78th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (79th in leap years). ... Jackie Moms Mabley (born 19 March 1894, Brevard, North Carolina died 23 May 1975 White Plains, New York) was an American comedienne. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ...

April-June

April 10 is the 100th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (101st in leap years). ... Shri Ghanshyam Das Birla Shri Ghanshyam Das GD Birla (April 10, 1894 - January 11, 1983) was a close associate of Mahatma Gandhi. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... April 13 is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). ... Sir Arthur William Fadden (April 13, 1894 – April 21, 1973), Australian politician and 13th Prime Minister of Australia, born at Ingham, Queensland, the son of a Presbyterian police officer. ... Judicial High Court Lower Courts Constitution State and territory governments Executive Governors and Administrators Premiers and Chief Ministers Legislative Parliaments and Assemblies State electoral systems ACT - NSW - NT - Qld. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... April 15 is the 105th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (106th in leap years). ... Bessie Smith (April 15, 1894 – September 26, 1937) is largely regarded as the most popular and successful blues singer of 1920s and 1930s, and by some as the most influential performer in blues history. ... 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... April 17 is the 107th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (108th in leap years). ... (Russian: , Nikita Sergeevič Hruščëv; surname commonly romanized as Khrushchev, IPA: ; April 17, 1894 – September 11, 1971) was the leader of the Soviet Union after the death of Joseph Stalin. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... April 26 is the 116th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (117th in leap years). ... Rudolf Hess. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 11 is the 131st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (132nd in leap years). ... Martha Graham and Bertram Ross in Visionary Recital, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1961 Martha Graham (May 11, 1894 – April 1, 1991), an American dancer and choreographer, is known as one of the foremost pioneers of modern dance. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 16 is the 136th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (137th in leap years). ... Walter M. Yust (b. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... May 27 is the 147th day (148th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 218 days remaining. ... Louis-Ferdinand Destouches (May 27, 1894 – July 1, 1961) was a French writer and physician who wrote under the nom de plume Céline. // Life He was born Louis-Ferdinand Destouches at Courbevoie in the Seine département (now Hauts-de-Seine). ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... May 27 is the 147th day (148th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 218 days remaining. ... Samuel Dashiell Hammett (May 27, 1894 – January 10, 1961) was an American author of hard-boiled detective novels and short stories. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... May 31 is the 151st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (152nd in leap years), with 214 days remaining. ... He has eyes like Venetian blinds and a tongue like an adder — radio/television critic John Crosby about humourist Fred Allen, portrayed here by caricaturist Al Hirschfeld. ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... June 4 is the 155th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (156th in leap years), with 210 days remaining. ... Gabriel Pascal (June 4, 1894 – July 6, 1954) was a film producer and director. ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... June 5 is the 156th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (157th in leap years), with 209 days remaining. ... Roy Herbert Thomson, 1st Baron Thomson of Fleet (June 5, 1894 – August 4, 1976) was a newspaper proprietor and media entrepreneur. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... June 9 is the 160th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (161st in leap years), with 205 days remaining. ... Nedo Nadi (9 July 1894 - 29 January 1940) was an Italian fencer, widely regarded as the most versatile ever. ... 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1940 calendar). ... June 14 is the 165th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (166th in leap years), with 200 days remaining. ... Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Marie-Adélaïde Thérèse Hilda Wilhelmine (June 14, 1894 – January 24, 1924) was a daughter of Grand Duke Guillaume IV of Luxembourg. ... 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... June 23 is the 174th day of the year (175 th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 191 days remaining. ... Edward VIII (Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David Windsor), later The Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor (23 June 1894 – 28 May 1972), was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the British Dominions beyond the Seas, and Emperor of India from the death of... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ...

July-September

July 9 is the 190th day of the year (191st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 175 days remaining. ... Semenov (on the right) and Kapitsa (on the left), portrait by Boris Kustodiev, 1921 Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa (Russian Пётр Леонидович Капица) (July 9, 1894 – April 8, 1984) was a Soviet/Russian physicist who discovered superfluidity with some contribution from John F. Allen and Don Misener in 1937. ... Nobel prize medal. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... July 18 is the 199th day (200th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 166 days remaining. ... Isaac Babel Isaac Emmanuilovich Babel, Russian: Исаак Эммануилович Бабель (13 July [O.S. 1 July] 1894 – January 27, 1940) was a Russian journalist, playwright, and short story writer. ... 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1940 calendar). ... July 19 is the 200th day (201st in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 165 days remaining. ... Khawaja Nazimuddin Khawaja Nazimuddin (Urdu: خواجہ ناظم الدین) (Bengali: খাজা নাজিমুদ্দীন)(July 19, 1894 - 1964) was the second Governor-General of Pakistan, and later the second Prime Minister of Pakistan as well. ... The Prime Minister of Pakistan (Wazir-e- Azam in Urdu)is the Head of Government of Pakistan. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... July 26 is the 207th day (208th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 158 days remaining. ... Aldous Huxley Aldous Leonard Huxley (pronounced ) (July 26, 1894 – November 22, 1963) was an English writer who immigrated to the United States. ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... August 3 is the 215th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (216th in leap years), with 150 days remaining. ... Harry Edwin Heilmann (August 3, 1894 - July 9, 1951) was a right fielder in Major League Baseball. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... August 28 is the 240th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (241st in leap years), with 125 days remaining. ... Karl Böhm (August 28, 1894 - August 14, 1981) was a noted conductor. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Elisha Scott was the Liverpool FC Goalkeeper of the 1920s. ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... September 2 is the 245th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (246th in leap years). ... Joseph Roth (September 2, 1894 in Brody - May 27, 1939 in Paris) was an Austrian Jewish novelist who converted to Catholicism and is best known for his family saga The Radetzky March (1932), and for his novel of Jewish life Job (1930). ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... September 13 is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years). ... Priestley at the microphone during one of his Second World War broadcasts John Matthew Smith Priestley, OM (September 13, 1894, Bradford, England - August 14, 1984, Stratford-upon-Avon) was an English writer and broadcaster. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... September 13 is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years). ... Julian Tuwim (September 13, 1894 – December 27, 1953) was a Polish poet of Jewish descent; born in the city of Łódź in Poland, educated in Łódź and Warsaw (studied Law and Philosophy at Warsaw University). ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1953 calendar). ... September 15 is the 258th day of the year (259th in leap years). ... Jean Renoir Jean Renoir (September 15, 1894 – February 12, 1979), born in the Montmartre Quarter of Paris, France was a film director. ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... September 24 is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years). ... Tommy Armour (September 24, 1894 in Edinburgh, Scotland - September 12, 1968) was a British-born professional golfer. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ...

October-December

October 5 is the 278th day of the year (279th in Leap years). ... Bevil Gordon DUrban Rudd (October 5, 1894 – February 2, 1948) was a South African athlete, the 1920 Olympic Champion in the 400 m. ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... October 7 is the 280th day of the year (281st in leap years). ... Del Lord (October 7, 1894 - March 23, 1970) was a film director and actor best known as a director of Three Stooges films. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... October 14 is the 287th day of the year (288th in Leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... E. E. Cummings Edward Estlin Cummings (October 14, 1894 – September 3, 1962), abbreviated E. E. Cummings, was an American poet, painter, essayist, and playwright. ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... October 15 is the 288th day of the year (289th in leap years). ... Stamp issued by the State of Israel in honor of Moshe Sharett. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... October 25 is the 298th day of the year (299th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 67 days remaining. ... Claude Cahun (25 October 1894 – 8 December 1954) was a French photographer and writer. ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... November 2 is the 306th day of the year (307th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 59 days remaining. ... Alexander Lippisch earned his PhD in 1943 at the University of Heidelberg. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... November 24 is the 328th day (329th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Herbert Sutcliffe (born November 24, 1894, Summerbridge, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England; died January 22, 1978, Cross Hills, Yorkshire, England) was arguably the greatest opening batsman in cricket history and undoubtedly one of the greatest players of any type the game has known. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... November 26 is the 330th day (331st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Norbert Wiener Norbert Wiener (November 26, 1894 - March 18, 1964) was a U.S. mathematician and applied mathematician, especially in the field of electronics engineering. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... November 29 is the 333rd (in leap years the 334th) day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Lucille Nelson Hegemin (November 29, 1894 - 1 March 1970) was a United States singer and entertainer, and a pioneering African American blues recording artist. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... December 17 is the 351st day of the year (352nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Arthur Fiedler (December 17, 1894 – July 10, 1979) was the long-time conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra, a symphony orchestra that specialized in popular music. ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... December 20 is the 354th day of the year (355th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sir Robert Gordon Menzies KT AK CH QC FRS, (20 December 1894 – 14 May 1978), Australian politician, was the twelfth and longest-serving Prime Minister of Australia, serving a total of eighteen and a half years in office from 1939 to 1941 and from 1949 to 1966. ... Judicial High Court Lower Courts Constitution State and territory governments Executive Governors and Administrators Premiers and Chief Ministers Legislative Parliaments and Assemblies State electoral systems ACT - NSW - NT - Qld. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... December 26 is the 360th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, 361st in leap years. ... Jean Toomer (December 26, 1894–March 30, 1967) was a poet, novelist and an important figure of the Harlem Renaissance. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Pola Negri Pola Negri [1] (December 31, 1894 - August 1, 1987) was a Polish film actress who achieved notoriety as a femme fatale in silent films between 1910s and 1930s. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Chaim Soutine (1893 – August 9, 1943) was an expressionist painter. ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1944 calendar). ... Edwin Linkomies (1894–1963, until 1928 Edwin Flinck) was Prime Minister of Finland March 1943 to August 1944, and therefore one of the seven politicians on Soviet demands convicted to 5½ years in prison as allegedly responsible for the Continuation War. ...

Deaths

January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... Heinrich Hertz Heinrich Rudolf Hertz (February 22, 1857 - January 1, 1894), was the German physicist and mechanician for whom the hertz, the SI unit, is named. ... 1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... February 4 is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Life-size statue of Adolphe Sax outside his birthplace in Dinant, Belgium. ... 1814 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Maria Deraismes, born August 17, 1828 – February 6, 1894, was a French author and major pioneering force for womens rights. ... 1828 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... Ned Williamson on an 1887-90 Goodwin & Company baseball card (Old Judge) (N172). ... 1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... June 3 is the 154th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (155th in leap years), with 211 days remaining. ... Karl Eduard Zachariae (December 24, 1812 - June 3, 1894), was an eminent jurist and the son of Karl Salomo Zachariae von Lingenthal. ... 1812 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... October 24 is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 68 days remaining. ... Alexander (Aleksandr) III (Russian: Александр III Александрович) (March 10, 1845 – November 1, 1894) reigned as Emperor of Russia from March 14, 1881 until his death in 1894. ... 1845 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... November 20 is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Rubinsteins portrait by Ilya Repin. ... Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 1829 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... November 25 is the 329th (in leap years the 330th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Solomon Caesar Malan (April 22, 1812 - November 25, 1894), British divine and orientalist, was by birth a Swiss descended from an exiled French family, and was born at Geneva, where his father, Dr Henry Abraham Caesar Malan (1787-1864) enjoyed a great reputation as a Protestant divine. ... 1812 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... December 3 is the 337th (in leap years the 338th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Robert Louis Stevenson Robert Louis (Balfour) Stevenson (November 13, 1850 – December 3, 1894), was a Scottish novelist, poet, and travel writer, a leading representative of Neo-romanticism in English literature. ... 1850 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... December 9 is the 343rd day (344th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Pafnuty Lvovich Chebyshev Pafnuty Lvovich Chebyshev (Пафну́тий Льво́вич Чебышёв) (May 16, 1821 - December 9, 1894) was a Russian mathematician. ... The coronation banquet for George IV 1821 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... December 12 is the 346th day (347th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 19 days remaining. ... Sir John Sparrow David Thompson, KCMG, PC, QC, (November 10, 1845 – December 12, 1894) was a Canadian lawyer and judge who served as the fourth Prime Minister of Canada from December 5, 1892 to December 12, 1894 as well as Premier of Nova Scotia in 1882. ... Stephen Harper is the current Prime Minister of Canada. ... 1845 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ...

Fictional events of the year

  • Sherlock Holmes returns to London from "The Great Hiatus".
  • Martians launch an expedition to invade Earth. Terran astronomers observe a bright light blazing on the sun-lit portion of Mars. (The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells)
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History of the 1894 Walking Suit and notes on mid-1890s Fashions (853 words)
The 1894 Walking Suit pattern is based on a garment worn by Elizabeth Belle Hayden of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin.
The August 25, 1894 issue of Harper’s Bazar illustrated a gown similar to Belle’s, though the bodice insert was made of cream-white embroidery instead of silk.
Women in 1894 wore their skirts smooth at the front and sides, and pleated or gathered at the back.
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