On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 1895

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Kurella, German author and functionary of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany in East Germany, born in Brieg, Silesia (d. 1975)
  • Lorenz Hart, American lyricist (I Could Write A Book, My Funny Valentine) and half of the Broadway musical team Rodgers and Hart, born in Harlem, New York (d. 1943)
  • Peggy Bacon, American author and illustrator (Off With Their Heads), born in Ridgefield, Connecticut (d. 1987)
1895 Highlights

About May 2, 1895

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus