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In the year 1894

530 Notable birthdays

Edward VIII

King of the united kingdom and its dominions in 1936.

Born June 23rd, 1894 in White Lodge.

Died May 28th, 1972 at 77 years old in Paris (laryngeal cancer).

Nikita Khrushchev

Leader of the soviet union from 1953 to 1964.

Born April 15th, 1894 in Kalinovka, Kursk Oblast.

Died September 11th, 1971 at 77 years old in Moscow (myocardial infarction). [ref]


German nazi leader (1894-1987).

Born April 26th, 1894 in Alexandria. [ref]

Died August 17th, 1987 at 93 years old in Spandau Prison (asphyxia). [ref]

Harold Macmillan

British politician and prime minister (1894–1986).

Born February 10th, 1894 in Chelsea. [ref]

Died December 29th, 1986 at 92 years old in Sussex. [ref]

Aldous Huxley

English writer.

Born July 26th, 1894 in Godalming. [ref]

Died November 22nd, 1963 at 69 years old in Los Angeles (laryngeal cancer). [ref]

Gavrilo Princip

Bosnian assassin.

Born July 25th, 1894 in Obljaj.

Died April 28th, 1918 at 23 years old in Theresienstadt Small Fortress (tuberculosis). [ref]

Bessie Smith

American blues singer.

Born April 15th, 1894 in Chattanooga. [ref]

Died September 26th, 1937 at 43 years old in Clarksdale (traffic collision). [ref]

Norman Rockwell

American painter (1894–1978).

Born February 3rd, 1894 in New York City. [ref]

Died November 8th, 1978 at 84 years old in Stockbridge (pulmonary emphysema). [ref]

Walter Brennan

American actor (1894-1974).

Born July 25th, 1894 in Lynn. [ref]

Died September 21st, 1974 at 80 years old in Oxnard (pulmonary emphysema). [ref]

John Ford

American film director.

Born February 1st, 1894 in Cape Elizabeth. [ref]

Died August 31st, 1973 at 79 years old in Palm Desert (stomach cancer). [ref]

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The great thing about getting older is that you don't lose all the other ages you've been. Madeleine L'Engle