Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1894 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1894
MDCCCXCIV
Ab urbe condita2647
Armenian calendar1343
ԹՎ ՌՅԽԳ
Assyrian calendar6644
Baháʼí calendar50–51
Balinese saka calendar1815–1816
Bengali calendar1301
Berber calendar2844
British Regnal year57 Vict. 1 – 58 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar2438
Burmese calendar1256
Byzantine calendar7402–7403
Chinese calendar癸巳年 (Water Snake)
4590 or 4530
    — to —
甲午年 (Wood Horse)
4591 or 4531
Coptic calendar1610–1611
Discordian calendar3060
Ethiopian calendar1886–1887
Hebrew calendar5654–5655
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1950–1951
 - Shaka Samvat1815–1816
 - Kali Yuga4994–4995
Holocene calendar11894
Igbo calendar894–895
Iranian calendar1272–1273
Islamic calendar1311–1312
Japanese calendarMeiji 27
(明治27年)
Javanese calendar1823–1824
Julian calendarGregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar4227
Minguo calendar18 before ROC
民前18年
Nanakshahi calendar426
Thai solar calendar2436–2437
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.

Events

January–March

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

April–June

May 14: Blackpool Tower.

July–September

July: Fire damages Columbian Exposition.
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
Billy Bishop
Harold Macmillan

March–April

Otto Grotewohl
Archibald Roosevelt
Francisco Craveiro Lopes
Sir Arthur Fadden
Nikita Khrushchev
Rudolf Hess
H.V. Evatt

May–June

Edward VIII
Alfred Kinsey

July–August

Bertha Lutz
Khawaja Nazimuddin

September–October

Billy Gilbert
Heinrich Lübke

November–December

Américo Tomás
Mae Marsh
Florbela Espanca
Kōnosuke Matsushita
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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  8. ^ Revista do Instituto Histórico e Geográfico Brazileiro (Imprensa Nacional, 1906) p348
  9. ^ William “Bill” Dalton (1866-1894)
  10. ^ "JUAN N. MÉNDEZ" (in Spanish). Presidencia de la Republica de Mexico. Archived from the original on May 28, 2019. Retrieved May 29, 2019.

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