On This Day

Events in History in October 1895

  • Oct 1 Romanians in Costantinople massacred
  • Oct 8 Ohio Valley Improvement Association forms

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Oct 11 Emperor Menelik II of Abyssinia rejects a treaty with Italy

Emperor of Ethiopia Menelik II
Emperor of Ethiopia
Menelik II
  • Oct 15 Henry Perky patents a machine he developed with William Ford for the preparation of cereals for food, otherwise known as shredded wheat
  • Oct 21 The Republic of Formosa collapses as Japanese forces invade.
  • Oct 22 David Belasco's "Heart of Maryland" premieres in NYC
  • Oct 22 In Paris an express train overruns a buffer stop, crosses more than 30 meters of concourse before plummeting through a window at Gare Montparnasse