On This Day

Events in History in January 1895

  • Jan 1 Norway adopts Mid-European time

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Jan 1 Aguinaldo became a Freemason, joining Pilar Lodge No. 203, Imus, Cavite

Revolutionary and 1st President of the Philippines Emilio Aguinaldo
Revolutionary and 1st President of the Philippines
Emilio Aguinaldo
  • Jan 5 Henry James' play "Guy Domville" opens in London

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Jan 5 French Captain Alfred Dreyfus, convicted of treason, publicly stripped of his rank; later exonerated

Jewish Artillery Officer Alfred Dreyfus
Jewish Artillery Officer
Alfred Dreyfus
  • Jan 12 The National Trust is founded in Britain.

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Jan 13 Oscar Wilde's "Ideal Husband" premieres in London

Writer and Poet Oscar Wilde
Writer and Poet
Oscar Wilde
  • Jan 15 French fleet reaches Majunga, Madagascar
  • Jan 17 French president Casimir-Perier resigns; Félix Faure installed.
  • Jan 22 National Association of Manufacturers organized in Cincinnati
  • Jan 29 King Koko's Kopermannen assault on Akassa Niger, 100's killed
  • Jan 30 C J Eady (Tas) 1st Australian to score twin centuries (v Vic)
  • Jan 30 SS Elbe sinks after collision in North Sea, 332 killed
  • Jan 30 Tasmania beat Victoria for 1st F-C victory in 41 years
  • Jan 31 Jose Martí & others leave NYC for invasion of Spanish Cuba