On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 1895

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Lamont, director (Abbott & Costello Go to Mars), born in San Francisco, California
  • William D. Byron, U.S. Congressman (d. 1941)

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Whitaker, British publisher (Whitaker's Almanack), dies at 75
1895 Highlights

About May 15, 1895

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus