What Happened on October 4, 1895

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 1st US Golf Open: Horace Rawlins shoots a 173 at Newport GC RI
  • Horace Rawlins wins 1st US Open golf tournament (Newport RI)

Famous Birthdays

  • Buster [Joseph F] Keaton, actor (Navigator, Steamboat Bill, Jr)
  • Richard Sorge, German spy for USSR in Tokyo (WW II)
  • Sergei Jessenin, writer