What Happened on July 11, 1895

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Auguste & Louis Lumière show film for scientists
  • First ever automobile race: Paris to Bordeaux 1,178 km in 48 hours, 48 minutes

Famous Birthdays

  • Dolly Wilde, English socialite (d. 1941)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Dutch exotic dancer, courtesan, and accused spy Mata Hari (18) weds Dutch colonial army Captain Rudolph MacLeod in Amsterdam

Exotic dancer, courtesan and convicted German spy Mata Hari
Exotic dancer, courtesan and convicted German spy
Mata Hari