On This Day

What Happened on July 8, 1895

Historical Events

  • Delagoa Bay Railway opens in South Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Anton G J van de Velde, Flemish writer/director (God & the Worms)

Famous Deaths

  • Johann Josef Loschmidt, Austrian scientist (b. 1821)
1895 Highlights

About July 8, 1895

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 126 years and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer