On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1895

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1st US patent granted for auto (George B Selden) for gasoline driven car
  • Edward, Prince of Wales, says "We are all Socialists nowadays"
  • US state Utah accepts female suffrage

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles MacArthur, American playwright and screenwriter (The Scoundrel), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania (d. 1956)
  • Walter Gieseking, German pianist and composer, born in Lyon, France (d. 1956)