Historical Events in October 1895

  • Oct 1 Romanians in Costantinople massacred
  • Oct 2 1st cartoon comic strip is printed in a newspaper
  • Oct 4 Horace Rawlins wins 1st US Open golf tournament (Newport RI)
  • Oct 4 1st US Golf Open: Horace Rawlins shoots a 173 at Newport GC RI
  • Oct 5 The first individual time trial for racing cyclists is held on a 50-mile course north of London.
  • Oct 8 Ohio Valley Improvement Association forms
  • Oct 11 Emperor Menelik II of Abyssinia rejects a treaty with Italy
  • Oct 21 The Republic of Formosa collapses as Japanese forces invade.
  • Oct 22 David Belasco's "Heart of Maryland" premieres in NYC
  • Oct 22 In Paris an express train overruns a buffer stop and crosses more than 30 metres of concourse before plummeting through a window at Gare Montparnasse.