On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 1895

Historical Events

  • 54th Congress (1895-97) convenes

Famous Birthdays

  • Harriet Cohen, British pianist, born in London (d. 1967)
  • Jesse Crawford, American pianist, theatre organist for silent films, and recording artist, born in Woodland, California (d. 1962)
  • Klaas Voskuil, Dutch journalist, born in Zwolle, Netherlands (d. 1975)
1895 Highlights

About December 2, 1895

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 6 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius