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.
February 7 » The Cripple Creek miner's strike, led by the Western Federation of Miners, begins in Cripple Creek, Colorado, United States.
March 22 » The first playoff game for the Stanley Cup starts.
May 21 » The Manchester Ship Canal in the United Kingdom is officially opened by Queen Victoria, who later knights its designer Sir Edward Leader Williams.
June 28 » Labor Day becomes an official US holiday.
July 22 » The first ever motor race is held in France between the cities of Paris and Rouen. The fastest finisher was the Comte Jules-Albert de Dion, but the 'official' victory was awarded to Albert Lemaître driving his 3hp petrol engined Peugeot.
August 1 » The First Sino-Japanese War erupts between Japan and China over Korea.
Weather May 4, 1894
The temperature on May 4, 1894 was about 8.6 °C. There was 0.3 mm of rain. The airpressure was 75 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 68%.
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