What Happened on October 4, 1895

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Horace Rawlins shoots a 173 to win 1st US Open golf tournament at Newport, Rhode Island

Famous Birthdays

  • Buster Keaton, American actor and comedian (Navigator, Steamboat Bill Jr, The General), born in Piqua, Kansas (d. 1966)
  • Richard Sorge, German spy for USSR in Tokyo (WWII)
  • Sergei Jessenin, writer