On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1895

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)
1895 Highlights

About October 5, 1895

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra