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Born on Tuesday August 28, 1894
Died on Tuesday August 28, 1894

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from August 28, 1894 at Delpher


Born on August 28
  • 1887 » August Kippasto, Estonian-Australian wrestler and poet († 1973)
  • 1887 » István Kühár, Slovenian priest and politician († 1922)
  • 1888 » Evadne Price, Australian actress, astrologer, and author († 1985)
  • 1891 » Benno Schotz, Estonian-Scottish sculptor and engineer († 1984)
  • 1894 » Karl Böhm, Austrian conductor and director († 1981)
  • 1896 » Firaq Gorakhpuri, Indian author, poet, and critic († 1982)
  • 1898 » Charlie Grimm, American baseball player, manager, and sportscaster († 1983)
  • 1899 » Andrei Platonov, Russian author and poet († 1951)
  • 1899 » Charles Boyer, French-American actor, singer, and producer († 1978)
  • 1899 » James Wong Howe, Chinese American cinematographer († 1976)

Died on August 28

Names that were popular for boys in 1894
  1. Johannes
  2. Jan
  3. Cornelis
  4. Hendrik
  5. Willem
  6. Pieter
  7. Gerrit
  8. Petrus
  9. Adrianus
  10. Jacob
  11. Jacobus
  12. Dirk
  13. Arie
  14. Gerardus
  15. Hendrikus
  16. Johan
Names that were popular for girls in 1894
  1. Maria
  2. Johanna
  3. Anna
  4. Cornelia
  5. Wilhelmina
  6. Elisabeth
  7. Hendrika
  8. Adriana
  9. Catharina
  10. Aaltje
  11. Neeltje
  12. Grietje
  13. Jacoba
  14. Petronella
  15. Geertruida
  16. Trijntje

Source: Wikipedia Historical events 1894
  • Koningin Wilhelmina (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1890 till 1948 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
  • Regentes 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.
  • January 7 » Thomas Edison makes a kinetoscopic film of someone sneezing. On the same day, his employee, William Kennedy Dickson, receives a patent for motion picture film.
  • April 14 » The first ever commercial motion picture house opened in New York City using ten Kinetoscopes, a device for peep-show viewing of films.
  • 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 August 28, 1894

The temperature on August 28, 1894 was about 17.0 °C. The airpressure was 77 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 80%.

Source: KNMI