October 1894 in history

October 1894 events chronologically

Oct 15 The Dreyfus affair: Alfred Dreyfus is arrested for spying
Oct 30 Domenico Melegatti obtains a patent for a procedure to be applied in producing pandoro industrially

Top 7 most famous people born in October 1894

Oct 14 E. E. Cummings Edward Estlin Cummings , known as E. Cummings, with the abbreviated form of his name often written by others in lowercase letters as e e cummings , was an American poet, painter, essayist, author, and playwright. His body of work encompasses approximately 2,900 poems, two autobiographical novels, four plays and several essays, as well as numerous drawings and paintings. He is remembered as an eminent voice of 20th century English literature
Oct 14 Heinrich Lübke President of the Federal Republic of Germany from 1959 to 1969. Prior to his presidency he served as federal minister for agriculture. The moderate conservative suffered from his deteriorating health and is known for embarrassing statements or behavior. Besides agriculture he was interested in the state of developing countries. Lübke resigned three months before the scheduled end of his second term
Oct 16 Moshe Sharett the second Prime Minister of Israel , serving for a little under two years between David Ben-Gurion's two terms.
Oct 20 Olive Thomas an American silent film actress and model.
Oct 21 Edogawa Ranpo a Japanese author and critic who played a major role in the development of Japanese mystery fiction. Many of his novels involve the detective hero Kogoro Akechi, who in later books was the leader of a group of boy detectives known as the "Boy Detective's Gang"
Oct 27 Fritz Sauckel a German Nazi politician, Gauleiter of Thuringia and the General Plenipotentiary for Labour Deployment from 1942 until the end of the Second World War.
Oct 30 Peter Warlock the pseudonym of Philip Arnold Heseltine , a British composer and music critic. The Warlock name, which reflects Heseltine's interest in occult practices, was used for all his published musical works. He is best known as a composer of songs and other vocal music; he also achieved notoriety in his lifetime through his unconventional and often scandalous lifestyle

Top 7 most famous people died in October 1894

Oct 4 John Chivington a former Methodist pastor who served as colonel in the United States Volunteers during the Colorado War and the New Mexico Campaigns of the American Civil War. In 1862, he was in the Battle of Glorieta Pass against a Confederate supply train
Oct 6 Nathanael Pringsheim a German botanist.
Oct 7 Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. an American physician, poet, professor, lecturer, and author based in Boston. A member of the Fireside Poets, his peers acclaimed him as one of the best writers of the day. His most famous prose works are the "Breakfast-Table" series, which began with The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table. He was also an important medical reformer
Oct 12 Vladimir Betz a Ukrainian anatomist and histologist, professor of the Kiev University , famous for the discovery of giant pyramidal neurons of primary motor cortex.
Oct 19 James Darmesteter a French author, orientalist, and antiquarian.
Oct 24 Gheorghe Tattarescu a Moldavian-born Romanian painter and a pioneer of neoclassicism in his country's modern painting.
Oct 30 Honoré Mercier a lawyer, journalist and politician in Quebec, Canada. He was the ninth Premier of Quebec from January 27, 1887 to December 21, 1891, as leader of the Parti National or Quebec Liberal Party