What Happened on December 17, 1895

Historical Events

  • Anti-Saloon League of America formed, Washington, D.C.
  • George Brownell patents a machine to make paper twine (Mass)

Famous Birthdays

Gerald PattersonGerald Patterson (1895-1967)

Australian tennis player (Wimbledon 1919, 21; Australian C'ships 1927), born in Melbourne, Victoria

1895 Highlights

About December 17, 1895

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 1 month and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius