On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1895

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Petrie, historian, born in Liverpool, England
  • Dave Franklin, American composer (The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down), born in New York City (d. 1970)
  • Lawton Whitey Witt, outfielder (NY Yankees, 1922-25)
  • Wallace K Harrison, US architect (UN, Lincoln Center), born in Worcester, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths


Person of interestLouis Pasteur

Louis Pasteur, French bacteriologist (invented pasteurization), dies at 72

Bacteriologist Louis Pasteur
Bacteriologist
Louis Pasteur

1895 Highlights

About September 28, 1895

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 125 years and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra