On This Day

What Happened on October 2, 1895

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st cartoon comic strip is printed in a newspaper

Famous Birthdays

  • Bud Abbott, American comedian (Abbott & Costello), born in Asbury Park, New Jersey (d. 2004)
  • Fritz Eberhard, West German lawyer and resistor (Law), born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1982)
  • Louis Lebeer, Dutch art historian, born in Mechelen, Belgium (d. 1986)