On This Day

What Happened on October 15, 1895

Historical Events

  • Henry Perky patents a machine he developed with William Ford for the preparation of cereals for food, otherwise known as shredded wheat

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Neumann, German playwright (Devil), born in Lautenburg, Germany (now in Poland) (d. 1952)
1895 Highlights

About October 15, 1895

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra