On This Day

What Happened on October 30, 1895

Famous Birthdays

  • Dickinson W. Richards, American physician (Nobel 1956 - development of cardiac catheterization and the characterisation of a number of cardiac diseases), born in Orange, New Jersey (d. 1973)
  • Gerhard Domagk, German bacteriologist (Nobel Prize 1939 in Physiology or Medicine - first commercially available antibiotic and marketed under the brand name Prontosil), born in Lagow, Brandenburg (d. 1964)
1895 Highlights

About October 30, 1895

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 125 years and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio