On This Day

What Happened on October 21, 1895

Historical Events

  • The Republic of Formosa collapses as Japanese forces invade.

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander d'Arbeloff, entrepreneur
  • Edna Purviance, American silent film actress, worked with Charlie Chaplin (The Kid), born in Paradise Valley, Nevada (d. 1958)
  • Shukichi Mitsukuri, Japanese composer (10 Haikai de Basho), born in Tokyo (d. 1971)
1895 Highlights

About October 21, 1895

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra