Year 1895 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 25 Italian troops invade Abyssinia (Ethiopia)
  • Apr 17 Treaty of Shimonoseki is signed ending the First Sino-Japanese War (1894-95)
  • May 8 China cedes Taiwan to Japan under Treaty of Shimonoseki
  • Jun 20 1st female PhD from an American University, earned by Caroline Willard Baldwin (in Science) at Cornell University
  • Nov 8 German physicist Wilhelm Röntgen produces and detects electromagnetic radiation in a wavelength range today known as X-rays or Röntgen rays
  • Nov 27 Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel's will establishes the Nobel Prize
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Historical Marriages

  • Jun 27 American journalist Ida B. Wells (32) weds American attorney Ferdinand L. Barnett (43) at Bethel AME Church in Chicago
  • Jul 26 Physicist and chemist Maria Skłodowska (27) weds physicist Pierre Curie (36) in Sceaux, France
  • Dec 19 Poet Robert Frost (21) weds Elinor Miriam White in Lawrence, Massachusetts