What Happened in September 1895

Historical Events

  • Sep 3 1st pro football game played, Latrobe beats Jeanette 12-0 (Penn)
  • Sep 5 George Washington Murray elected to Congress from SC
  • Sep 9 American Bowling Congress forms (NYC)
  • Sep 11 FA Cup stolen in Birmingham
  • Sep 12 Defender (US) beats Valkyrie III (England) in 10th America's Cup

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 18 Booker T. Washington delivers 'Atlanta Compromise' address

Education Pioneer Booker T. Washington
Education Pioneer
Booker T. Washington
  • Sep 18 Daniel David Palmer of Davenport, Iowa gives the first chiropractic adjustment
  • Sep 21 First auto manufacturer opens-Duryea Motor Wagon Company
  • Sep 23 French labor union CGT (Confederation Generale du Travail) forms
  • Sep 24 1st round-the-world trip by a woman on a bicycle (took 15 months)
  • Sep 26 Italian general Oreste Baratieri lands in Massawa, Eritrea
  • Sep 30 France proclaims a protectorate over Madagascar

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 1 Edit Angold, Germany, actor (Suspense, Molly, Blue Angel)
  • Sep 1 Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavatar, Indian musician (d. 1974)
  • Sep 8 Sara García, Mexican actress (d. 1980)
  • Sep 10 Kavi Samrat Viswanatha Satyanarayana, Telugu writer (d. 1976).
  • Sep 11 Harry Tobias, songwriter
  • Sep 12 Alice Lake, silent screen actress (Glamour, Wicked), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 13 Ruth McDevitt, Coldwater Mich, actress (Jo-All in the Family)
  • Sep 15 Magda Lupescu, consort of King Carol II of Romania (d. 1977)
  • Sep 15 Charles "Chic" Harley, American football player (d. 1974)
  • Sep 16 Charles W Bidwill Sr, NFL hall of famer (Chicago Cardinals), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 16 Karol Rathaus, composer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 18 John Diefenbaker, 13th Prime Minister of Canada (Conservative: 1957-63), born in Neustadt, Ontario (d. 1979)

13th Prime Minister of Canada John Diefenbaker
13th Prime Minister of Canada
John Diefenbaker
  • Sep 18 Tomoji Tanabe, the oldest man in the world as of June 2007
  • Sep 21 Sergei Yesenin, Russian poet (d. 1925)
  • Sep 22 Babette Deutsch, US poet (Animal vegetable mineral)
  • Sep 22 Paul Muni, actor (Acad Award 1936-Angel on My Shoulder, Juarez)
  • Sep 23 Miron Merzhanov, Soviet architect (d. 1975)
  • Sep 23 Johnny Mokan, American baseball player (d. 1985)
  • Sep 24 Andre Cournand, physician
  • Sep 26 Fay Holden, actress (Mother-Andy Hardy films), born in Birmingham, England
  • Sep 27 Woolf Barnato, British racing driver (d. 1948)
  • Sep 28 Charles Petrie, historian, born in Liverpool, England
  • Sep 28 Dave Franklin, composer (Hop-a-long Cassidy), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 28 Lawton Whitey Witt, outfielder (NY Yankees, 1922-25)
  • Sep 28 Wallace K Harrison, Worcester Mass, US architect (UN, Lincoln Center)
  • Sep 29 Joseph Banks Rhine, Penn, parapsychologist (Extra-Sensory Perception)
  • Sep 29 Louise Granville, Australian entertainer, born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Sep 29 Roscoe Turner, American aviator and racer (d. 1970)
  • Sep 30 Lewis Milestone, Russian-born film director (d. 1980)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 8 Adam Opel, German manufacturer (motorcars), dies at 58
  • Sep 10 Harrison Millard, composer, dies at 64
  • Sep 14 Alfred J Verwee, Flemish painter, dies at 57
  • Sep 15 Jan Kleczynski, composer, dies at 58
  • Sep 17 Auguste Toulet, Belgian balloonist, dies

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 28 Louis Pasteur, French bacteriologist (Pasteurization), dies at 72

Bacteriologist Louis Pasteur
Louis Pasteur