Historical Events in March 1895

  • Mar 4 Gustav Mahler's 2nd Symphony premieres in Berlin
  • Mar 6 England beat Australia to win one of the best cricket series ever, 3-2
  • Mar 6 J T Brown hits the fastest 50 in test cricket (28 mins) Eng v Aust
  • Mar 9 Stanley Cup: Montreal Victorias awarded cup, as Queens University (Kingston Ont) loses to Montreal AAA, 5-1
  • Mar 11 Spanish cruiser Reina Regente sinks in Straits of Gibraltar, over 400 die
  • Mar 18 200 blacks leave Savannah, Ga for Liberia
  • Mar 19 Los Angeles Railway established to provide streetcar service
  • Mar 22 Auguste & Louis Lumiere show their 1st movie to an invited audience
  • Mar 25 Italian troops invade Abyssinia (Ethiopia)
  • Mar 26 King Alfonso plants pine sapling in Madrid, starts Spain's Arbor Day
  • Mar 29 57th Grand National: Mr Joe Widger aboard Wild Man From Borneo wins
  • Mar 30 British inventor Birt Acres films Oxford and Cambridge boat race