On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1895

Historical Events

Historic Expedition

Polar explorer Fridtjof Nansen reaches record 86°13.6′N latitude north, expedition closest to the North pole

Famous Birthdays

  • Eduardo Toldrà, Spanish Catalan composer and conductor, born in Vilanova i la Geltrú, Spain (d. 1962)
  • Lewis B Combs, American civil engineer and US Navy officer (1917-45), founding member and commander of the "Seabees", born in Manchester Center, Vermont (d. 1996)
1895 Highlights

About April 7, 1895

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 7 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries