On This Day

What Happened on March 31, 1895

Famous Birthdays

  • John Jay McCloy, US lawyer and banker (Secretary of War 1941-45, chairman of Chase Manhattan Bank)
  • Lizzie Miles [Elizabeth Landreaux], Creole American jazz, blues and gospel singer ("Man O'War"), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1963)
  • Vardis Fisher, American author (Darkness & Deep), born in Annis, Idaho (d. 1968)
1895 Highlights

About March 31, 1895

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries