On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1895

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oscar Wilde loses libel case against Marquess of Queensberry, who accused him of homosexual practices

Writer and Poet Oscar Wilde
Writer and Poet
Oscar Wilde

1895 Highlights

About April 5, 1895

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries