July 1895 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 3 Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Black Peter" (BG)
  • Jul 4 Katherine Lee Bates publishes "America the Beautiful"
  • Jul 8 Delagoa Bay Railway opens in South Africa
  • Jul 11 Auguste & Louis Lumière show film for scientists

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 4 Massimo Campigli, Italian painter/illustrator
  • Jul 8 Anton G J van de Velde, Flemish writer/director (God & the Worms)
  • Jul 10 Maarten P Vrij, Dutch lawyer/criminologist/member High Court
  • Jul 10 Nahum Goldmann, Israeli-Zionist leader (Zionist World Organization), born in Wisznewo, Lithuania (d. 1982)
  • Jul 11 Dolly Wilde, English socialite (d. 1941)
  • Jul 12 R Buckminster Fuller, architect/inventor (geodesic dome)
  • Jul 14 Frank Raymond Leavis, British literary critic (Culture & Environment)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 18 George Machine Gun Kelly [Georgio Barnes], American gangster, born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1954)

American Gangster George
American Gangster
George "Machine Gun" Kelly
  • Jul 19 Xu Beihong, Chinese painter (d. 1953)
  • Jul 20 László Moholy-Nagy, Hungarian painter, photographer, and sculptor (d. 1946)
  • Jul 22 James Arthur Calata, African National Congress (ANC) leader and Anglican clergyman, born in Debe Nek, King Williamstown, South Africa (d. 1983)
  • Jul 24 Robert Graves, writer/poet (I Claudius) [or 6/26], born in London, England
  • Jul 26 Jane Bunford, Britain's tallest-ever person (d. 1922)

Weddings in History


HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 26 Physicist and chemist Marie Curie (27) weds physicist Pierre Curie (36) in Sceaux, France

Physicist Marie Curie
Physicist
Marie Curie

Deaths in History

  • Jul 8 Johann Josef Loschmidt, Austrian scientist (b. 1821)
  • Jul 19 Charles T Stork, great industrialist (cotton mach factory), dies at 73
  • Jul 19 Ernest H Baillon, French botanist (History of Plants), dies at 67
  • Jul 28 Joannes Kappeyne van Coppello, Internal minister (1877-89), dies at 72