On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1895

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, French-German pianist, composer, and lepidopterist, born in Lyon, France (d. 1956)
1895 Highlights

About November 5, 1895

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio