On This Day

September 1895 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 5 George Washington Murray elected to Congress from SC
  • Sep 9 American Bowling Congress forms (NYC)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 18 Booker T. Washington delivers 'Atlanta Compromise' address

Education Pioneer Booker T. Washington
Education Pioneer
Booker T. Washington
  • Sep 18 Daniel David Palmer of Davenport, Iowa, gives the first chiropractic adjustment
  • Sep 21 America's first automotive producer, the Duryea Motor Wagon Company, is founded by Charles and J. Frank Duryea
  • Sep 23 French labor union CGT (Confederation Generale du Travail) forms
  • Sep 26 Italian general Oreste Baratieri lands in Massawa, Eritrea
  • Sep 30 France proclaims a protectorate over Madagascar

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 10 Viswanatha Satyanarayana, Indian Telugu writer (Ramayana Kalpa Vrukshamu, Veyipadagalu), born in Nandamuru, Madras state, British India (d. 1976)
  • Sep 15 Magda Lupescu, consort of King Carol II of Romania (d. 1977)

Person of interestJohn Diefenbaker

Sep 18 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
  • Sep 18 Tomoji Tanabe, Japanese supercentenarian who dies of old age at 113, born in Miyakonojo, Miyazaki, Japan (d. 2009)
  • Sep 21 Sergei Yesenin, Russian poet, born in Konstantinovo, Ryazan Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1925)
  • Sep 22 Babette Deutsch, American poet (Animal vegetable mineral)
  • Sep 23 Miron Merzhanov, Soviet architect (d. 1975)
  • Sep 24 André F. Cournand, French physician and physiologist (Nobel 1956), born in Paris (d. 1988)
  • Sep 26 Jürgen Stroop, SS General during World War II and commander of Nazi forces during the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, born in Detmold, Germany (d. 1952)
  • Sep 28 Charles Petrie, historian, born in Liverpool, England
  • Sep 28 Wallace K Harrison, US architect (UN, Lincoln Center), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Sep 29 Joseph Banks Rhine, Penn, parapsychologist (Extra-Sensory Perception)
  • Sep 29 Louise Granville, Australian entertainer, born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Sep 29 Roscoe Turner, American aviator and racer (d. 1970)

Deaths in History

  • Sep 8 Adam Opel, German automobile manufacturer (Adam Opel AG), dies at 58
  • Sep 14 Alfred Verwee, Flemish painter, dies at 57
  • Sep 17 Auguste Toulet, Belgian balloonist, dies

Person of interestLouis Pasteur

Sep 28 Louis Pasteur, French bacteriologist (invented pasteurization), dies at 72

Bacteriologist Louis Pasteur
Bacteriologist
Louis Pasteur