On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1895

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Australian cricket spin bowler Albert Trott takes 8-43 on debut to end England's 2nd innings at 143 in 3rd Test in Adelaide; Australia wins by 382 in 4 days
  • French fleet reaches Majunga, Madagascar

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Tchaikovsky's ballet "Swan Lake" premieres, St Petersburg (1/27 NS)

Famous Birthdays

  • Artturi Ilmari Virtanen, Finnish chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1973)