On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1895

Historical Events

  • Ohio Valley Improvement Association forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeanne Gabrielle Willing, Dutch author (Sinner & the Girl), born in Amsterdam (d. 1984)

Person of interestJuan Perón

Juan Perón, Argentine military officer and President of Argentina (1946-55, 73-74), born in Buenos Aires (d. 1974)

General and President of Argentina Juan Perón
General and President of Argentina
Juan Perón
  • Zog I, King of Albania (1928-39), born in Burgajet Castle, Ottoman Empire (d. 1961)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Oberthur, composer, dies at 76
1895 Highlights

About October 8, 1895

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 1 month and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra