On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1895

Famous Birthdays

  • Elbert Frank Cox, African-American mathematician (first African-American to receive PhD in Mathematics), born in Evansville, Indiana (d. 1969)
  • HenriĆ«tte Bosmans, Dutch pianist and composer, born in Amsterdam (d. 1952)
1895 Highlights

About December 5, 1895

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius