On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 1895

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Booker T. Washington delivers 'Atlanta Compromise' address

Education Pioneer Booker T. Washington
Education Pioneer
Booker T. Washington
  • Daniel David Palmer of Davenport, Iowa, gives the first chiropractic adjustment

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestJohn Diefenbaker

John Diefenbaker, 13th Prime Minister of Canada (Conservative: 1957-63), born in Neustadt, Ontario (d. 1979)

13th Prime Minister of Canada John Diefenbaker
13th Prime Minister of Canada
John Diefenbaker
  • Tomoji Tanabe, Japanese supercentenarian who dies of old age at 113, born in Miyakonojo, Miyazaki, Japan (d. 2009)
1895 Highlights

About September 18, 1895

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo