On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1895

Famous Birthdays

  • Conn Smythe, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame team owner (Toronto Maple Leafs 1927-61; Stanley Cup x 8), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1980)

Person of interestJohn Ford

John Ford, American director (Stagecoach, Air Mail, Quiet Man), born in Cape Elizabeth, Maine (d. 1973)

Film director John Ford
Film director
John Ford

1895 Highlights

About February 1, 1895

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius