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? 126 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus