1894 is a common year starting on a Monday.
Qing, Guangxi, 20 years
Chosun (朝鮮) was founded in 503
Meiji 27, Japan
The 6th year of Thanh Tai of the Nguyen Dynasty (阮朝)
Qing Dynasty 20th year of Guangxi Festival
The 31st year of King Gojong of the Joseon Dynasty
The 6th year of Emperor Tseng of the Nguyen Dynasty (阮朝)
February 15 - Donghak Peasant Movement begins.
March 28 – Kim Ok-gyun is assassinated by Hong Jong-woo in Shanghai.
April 6th - In Pyongyang, Dr. Rev. William James Hall M.D. founded Gwangseong Middle School as a residence for Christian missions and education.
June 6 - As King Gojong requested dispatch of troops to the Qing Dynasty to suppress the Donghak peasant movement, the Qing army dispatched to Joseon.
June 8 - Japan dispatches Japanese troops to Korea under a war plan against the Qing Dynasty.
22 June - The first car race between Paris and Rouen is held.
June 23 - The International Olympic Committee is founded at the Sorbonne, Paris, on the initiative of Baron Pierre de Coubertin.
July 23 - Japanese forces occupy Gyeongbokgung Palace. Kim Hong-jip pro-Japanese cabinet launched by the Japanese military. The Min clan government was overthrown and Heungseon Daewongun was installed.
July 27 - First Gabo Reform. Established the Military Security Office.
July 30 - Chosun establishes the Railway Bureau.
August 1 - The Qing Dynasty and Japan officially declare the Sino-Japanese War.
August 14 - Establishment of the Chosun Police Department
September 18 - The first modern elementary education institution in Korea, Gyodong Elementary School (currently Seoul Gyodong Elementary School) opens.
October 15 - French army officer Alfred Dreyfus is arrested on spying charges. The beginning of the Dreyfus case.
December 10 - Donghak Army defeated the Korean government and Japanese forces at the Battle of Ugeumchi. Donghak-gun suppressed.
January 30 – Boris III of Bulgaria, king of Bulgaria.
February 1 – John Ford, American film director (b.
February 4 – King Bedor, American film director (b.
March 2 – Alexander Oparin, Russian biologist and biochemist (d.
April 17 – Nikita Khrushchev, former Soviet politician
May 21 – Jo Byeong-ok, South Korean independence activist and politician (b.
June 9 – Shin Ik-hee, a Korean independence activist and politician
June 16 – Kim Do-yeon, South Korean politician (d.
June 23 – Edward VIII, King of England.
June 25 – Gavrilo Princip, assassin in Sarajevo (d.
August 9 – Oh Sang-soon, Korean poet (d.
August 20 – Empress Sunjeonghyo, the second Empress of the Korean Empire, Sunjong.
September 15 – Jean Renoir, French film director (b.
January 1 – Heinrich Rudolf Hertz, German physicist (d.
March 28 – Kim Ok-gyun, a rebel of Joseon (d.
November 1 – Alexander III of Russia, 13th monarch of the Romanov dynasty of the Russian Empire.
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