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Historical Events In 1895

Friday, 16 November 2018

Feb 01   John Ford, Maine, director (Stagecoach, Air Mail, Quiet Man) on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history the birth of John Ford, American director.  

Feb 02   George S Halas, [Papa Bear], end/coach (Bears), co-founder NFL in the year 1895.  

Feb 03   Izak Buys, cricketer (one Test for S Africa 1922, 0 & 4*, 0-52) in the year 1895.  

Feb 03   Wilhelm Mauseth skates world record 500 m (46.8 secs) on this day in history.  

Feb 04   In the year 1895 1st rolling lift bridge opens, Chicago  

Feb 04   Annie [Anna HM] Romein-Verschoor, Dutch historian (Erflaters) on this day in history.  

Feb 04   Faustina Hasse Hodges, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Feb 04   On this day in history first rolling lift bridge opens, Chicago  

Feb 06   George Herman (Babe) Ruth, Baltimore, baseball great (Yankees) on this day in history.  

Feb 08   King Vidor, director (War & Peace, Stella Dallas) in the year 1895.  

Feb 08   On this day in history tchaikovsky/Petipa's "Swan Lake," premieres in Petersburg  

Feb 09   1st intercollegiate basketball game (Minn Agricult beats Hamline, 9-3) on this day in history.  

Feb 09   In the year 1895 volleyball invented by W G Morgan in Massachusetts  

Feb 11   -17F (-27.2C) in Braemar, Grampian (UK record) in the year 1895.  

Feb 11   -17F (-27.2C) in Braemar, Grampian (UK record) in the year 1895.  

Feb 11   On this day in history georgetown became part of Washington DC  

Feb 11   On this day in history viktor Nikolayevich Trambitsky, composer  

Feb 13   Fred Essler, Austria, actor (Unsinkable Molly Brown, Saratoga Trunk) on this day in history.  

Feb 13   Moving picture projector patented on this day in history.  

Feb 14   Max Horkheimer, German philosopher/sociologist (Studies in prejudice) on this day in history.  

Feb 14   On this day in history oscar Wilde's "Importance of Being Earnest," opens in London  

Feb 14   Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest" opens in London in the year 1895.  

Feb 15   23 cm (9") of snow falls on New Orleans on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Anita Stewart, NY, actress (South of Hell Mountain) in the year 1895.  

Feb 18   Albrecht FR, arch duke of Austrian (Battle at Custozza), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Feb 18   George "The Gipper" Gipp, football star (Notre Dame) on this day in history.  

Feb 19   In the year 1895 louis Calhern, NYC, actor (Julius Caesar, Blackboard Jungle)  

Feb 20   Abolitionist Frederick Douglass dies in Washington, D.C in the year 1895.  

Feb 20   In the year 1895 congress authorizes a US mint at Denver CO  

Feb 20   Congress authorizes a US mint at Denver, Colorodo in the year 1895.  

Feb 20   On this day in history frederick Douglass, escaped slave, anti-slavery leader, dies at 77  

Feb 20   Freida Geiken, autobiographer (National Historic Taping) on this day in history.  

Feb 21   NC Legislature, adjourns for day to mark death of Frederick Douglass in the year 1895.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1895

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   J Edgar Hoover, Mr FBI was born in the year 1895.  

Jan 01   Nathaniel Shilkret, NYC, conductor was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Count Folke Bernadotte, Sweden, statesman (Red Cross, UN) was born in the year 1895.  

Jan 03   Boris Mykolayovich Lyatoshyns'ky, composer was born in the year 1895.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of mihail Andricu, composer  

Jan 04   Lourens G M Baas Becking, Dutch botanist/resistance fighter was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Leroy Grumman, American industrialist (d. 1982) was born in the year 1895.  

Jan 05   Jeannette Piccard, balloonist/Episcopal priest was born in the year 1895.  

Famous Deaths In 1895

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history death of james Merritt Ives, American lithographer with Nathaniel Currier (b. 1824)  

Jan 09   Aaron Lufkin Dennison, American watch manufacturer (b. 1812) died on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Benjamin Louis Paul Godard, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Edward Solomon, composer, dies at 39 in the year 1895.  

Jan 24   Lord Randolph Churchill, British politician (b. 1849) died in the year 1895.  

Jan 26   On this day in history arthur Cayley, mathematician, dies  

Jan 28   On this day in history francois Certain de Canrobert, French marshal, dies at 85  

Feb 02   Archduke Albert, Austrian general (b. 1817) died on this day in history.  

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