On This Day

What Happened on January 20, 1895

Famous Birthdays

  • Eva Jessye, American singer, actress, songwriter (Hallelujah) and 1st black woman to receive international distinction as a choral conductor, born in Coffeyville, Kansas (d. 1992)
  • Roscoe Ates, American actor (Freaks, Cimarron, Marshal of Gunsight Pass), born in Grange, Mississippi (d. 1962)
1895 Highlights

About January 20, 1895

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 10 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius