1894

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July 5, 2022

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 8th year -94th in the 19th Century, and 5th year in the 1890s. The 1894 denomination for this year has been in use since the early Medieval period, when the Anno Domini (A.D.) calendar era became the common method in Europe for naming years. Beginning in 1894, the Gregorian calendar was counted 12 days after the Julian calendar, which remained in use in certain countries until 1923.

Birth

Raden Mas Pandji Soerachman Tjokroadisoerjo, Minister of Welfare in Sjahrir I Cabinet October 21 - Rampo Edogawa, author of detective stories from the Taishō period to the Shōwa . era

Death

January 1 - Heinrich Rudolf Hertz, inventor of the electric charge jump August 24 - Ranald MacDonald, the first native English speaker to teach English in Japan.

Events

Dutch colonial troops, KNIL raided the palace of the king of Lombok and conquered the island. Kakawin Nagarakretagama discovered by J.L.A. Brandes. The island of Samosir in North Sumatra was conquered by the Dutch. Tsar Nicholas II of Russia ascends the throne. The Cepu refinery was first built by De Dordtsche Petroleum Maatschappij

See also

19th century