On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1895

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • First UK individual cycling time trial is held on a 50-mile course north of London; Frederick Thomas Bidlake organiser

Famous Birthdays

  • Walter Bedell Smith, U.S. Army general (WWII) and head of CIA (1950-52), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1961)