On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1895

Famous Birthdays

  • Benjamin Mays, African-American educator (Morehouse, Howard University) and civil rights leader, born in Ninety Six, South Carolina (d. 1984)

Famous Deaths

  • Heinrich von Sybel, German historian (Geschichte des ersten Kreuzzugs), dies at 77
1895 Highlights

About August 1, 1895

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo