What Happened on February 20, 1895

Historical Events

  • Congress authorizes a US mint at Denver, Colorodo

Famous Birthdays

  • Jimmy Yancey, American boogie-woogie jazz and blues pianist, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1951) [birth year disputed - documentation ranges from 1894-1903]
Born in 1895

Famous Deaths

Frederick Douglass (c. 1817/18-1895)

African-American abolitionist, lecturer and editor who was also an escaped slave, dies of a heart attack at 77

1895 Highlights

About February 20, 1895

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 128 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces