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  • Koningin WilhelminaKoningin Wilhelmina (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1890 till 1948 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
  • Regentes EmmaRegentes Emma (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1890 till 1898 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
  • In The Netherlands , there was from August 21, 1891 to May 9, 1894 the cabinet Van Tienhoven, with Mr. G. van Tienhoven (unie-liberaal) as prime minister.
  • In The Netherlands , there was from May 9, 1894 to July 27, 1897 the cabinet Roëll, with Jonkheer mr. J. Roëll (oud-liberaal) as prime minister.
  • The Netherlands had about 5.1 million citizens.
  • Domenico Melegatti obtains a patent for a procedure to be applied in producing pandoro industrially.
  • Norway formally adopts the Krag-Jørgensen rifle as the main arm of its armed forces, a weapon that would remain in service for almost 50 years.
  • Coxey's Army, the first significant American protest march, departs Massillon, Ohio for Washington D.C.
Weather

The temperature on March 1, 1894 was about 2.1 °C. There was 0 mm of rain. The airpressure was 76 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 98%.

Source: KNMI (weather station Utrecht/The Netherlands) 

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from March 1, 1894 at Delpher

Born on March 1
Died on March 1

Names that were popular for boys in 1894
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Pieter
  • Gerrit
  • Petrus
  • Adrianus
  • Jacob
  • Jacobus
  • Arie
  • Dirk
  • Hendrikus
  • Gerardus
Names that were popular for girls in 1894
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Wilhelmina
  • Elisabeth
  • Hendrika
  • Catharina
  • Adriana
  • Neeltje
  • Aaltje
  • Jacoba
  • Grietje
  • Petronella
  • Geertruida