Queen Victoria Bun Head Farthing 1894

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  • There are 1 known varieties of this coin.

What Happened in 1894?

  • sep 17 - Capt. W. A. Glassford, of US Signal Corps, and a detachment of signal sergeants surpass the previous world-record of 125 miles for long distance optical communication by exchanging heliograph signals between stations on Mount Ellen, Utah, and Mount Uncompahgre, Colorado, 183 miles apart
    France and Russia sign a military agreement.
    Nicholas II of Russia begins his reign.
    British announce the halt of indentured emigration from India.
    Sino-Japanese war. [u.1895]
    Hershey's Chocolate bar makes its debut.
    Berliner's flat phonograph disc competes with the cylinder.
    Volume 3 of Das Kapital [eng.tran.1909] by Karl Marx is published.
    Radio telegraph invented by Guglielmo Marconi