On This Day

What Happened on July 26, 1895

Famous Birthdays

  • Gracie Allen, American comedian and actress (Burns & Allen), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1964)
  • Jane Bunford, Britain's tallest-ever person measuring 2.41 metres (7 ft 11 in) at the time of her death, born in Bartley Green, Northfield, Birmingham (d. 1922)
  • Jerry Verno, British actor (River of Unrest, Ourselves Alone, Sweeney Todd), born in London, England (d. 1975)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Physicist and chemist Maria Skłodowska (27) weds physicist Pierre Curie (36) in Sceaux, France

Physicist Marie Curie
Marie Curie

1895 Highlights

About July 26, 1895

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo