What Happened on September 18, 1895

Historical Events

Atlanta Compromise

Booker T. Washington delivers his famous "Atlanta Compromise" speech to the Cotton States and International Exposition in Atlanta, Georgia, suggesting blacks focus on vocational education and economic advancement over equality (for the present)

  • Daniel David Palmer of Davenport, Iowa, gives the first chiropractic adjustment

Famous Birthdays

John Diefenbaker (1895-1979)

13th Prime Minister of Canada (Conservative: 1957-63), born in Neustadt, Ontario

  • Tomoji Tanabe, Japanese supercentenarian who dies of old age at 113, born in Miyakonojo, Miyazaki, Japan (d. 2009)
Born in 1895

About September 18, 1895

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 128 years and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo