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)

Juan Perón

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

  • Zog I, King of Albania (1928-39), born in Burgajet Castle, Ottoman Empire (d. 1961)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Oberthür, German composer and harpist, dies at 76
  • William Mahone, American railway engineer and Major General (Confederate Army), dies at 68
1895 Highlights

About October 8, 1895

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 1 month and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra