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Historical Events In 1896

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

Jan 01   In the year 1896 wilhelm Röntgen announces his discovery of x-rays  

Jan 02   Battle at Doornkop, South Africa (Boers beat Dr Jamesons troops) on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Dziga Vertiv, [Denis A Kaufman], Russian director (Sjagai, Soviet!) in the year 1896.  

Jan 03   Emperor Wilhelm congratulates Pres Kruger on the Jameson Raid on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history emperor Wilhelm congratulates President Kruger on the Jameson Raid  

Jan 04   In the year 1896 aFL charters Actors' National Protective Union, NYC  

Jan 04   In the year 1896 following Mormon abandonment of polygamy, Utah admitted as 45th state  

Jan 04   On this day in history seven members of Prime Minister Mackenzie Bowell's cabinet resign over the Manitoba Schools Question.  

Jan 04   Utah is admitted to the Union as the 45th state in the year 1896.  

Jan 05   German physicist Wilhelm Roentgen's discovers x-rays in the year 1896.  

Jan 05   Hendrik Algra, Dutch MP (ARP) in the year 1896.  

Jan 06   In the year 1896 1st US women's 6-day bicycle race starts, Madison Square Garden  

Jan 06   In the year 1896 abram N Pritzker, US businessman (Hyatt Hotels, McCall's magazine)  

Jan 06   Cecil Rhodes resigns as premier of Cape colony on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history the first US women's 6-day bicycle race starts, Madison Square Garden  

Jan 07   Arnold Ridley, Bath England, actor/dramatist (The Ghost Train) in the year 1896.  

Jan 07   On this day in history fanny Farmer publishes her 1st cookbook  

Jan 07   Fanny Farmer publishes her first cookbook on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Jaromir Weinberger, Prague Czechoslovakia, composer (Bird's Opera) in the year 1896.  

Jan 11   In the year 1896 eva Le Gallienne, London England, actress/director (Resurrection)  

Jan 12   On this day in history 1st X-ray photo in US (Dr Henry Smith, Davidson NC)  

Jan 12   Rex Ingram, Ireland, actor/director (Elmer Gantry, God's Little Acre) in the year 1896.  

Jan 12   The first X-ray photo in US (Dr Henry Smith, Davidson NC) in the year 1896.  

Jan 14   John dos Passos, novelist (1919, Big Money, 42nd Parallel) on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Henry Arthur Jones' "Michael & his Lost Angel," premieres in London in the year 1896.  

Jan 15   Jacobo Ficher, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Matthew B Brady, US photographer (Civil War), dies at about 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Defeat of Cymru Fydd at South Wales Liberal Federation AGM, Newport, Monmouthshire on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history harry Reser, Ohio, orch leader (Sammy Kaye Show)  

Jan 18   1st demonstration of an X-ray machine in US (NYC) on this day in history.  

Jan 18   British troops occupy Kumasi, West Africa in the year 1896.  

Jan 18   Hans H Holm, Norwegian poet (Jonsoknatt) in the year 1896.  

Jan 18   On this day in history the first demonstration of an x-ray machine in the US, New York City NY  

Jan 20   In the year 1896 elmer R Diktonius, Finnish musicologist/author (Janne Kubik)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1896

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of maurice Jacobson, composer  

Jan 01   In the year 1896 birth of teinosuke Kinugasa, Japans actor/director (Jujiro, Jigoku-mon)  

Jan 01   Yitzhak Edel, composer was born in the year 1896.  

Jan 02   In the year 1896 birth of dziga Vertiv, [Denis A Kaufman], Russian director (Sjagai, Soviet!)  

Jan 02   Ernst-Lothar von Knorr, composer was born in the year 1896.  

Jan 02   Sir Lawrence Wackett, Australian aircraft engineer (d. 1982) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Everett McKinley Dirkson, (Sen-R-Ill) was born in the year 1896.  

Jan 04   Everett Dirksen, American politician (d. 1969) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1896

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Alfred Ely Beach, American inventor (b. 1826) died in the year 1896.  

Jan 04   In the year 1896 death of joseph Hubert Reinkens, German Old Catholic bishop (b. 1821)  

Jan 08   In the year 1896 death of william Rainey Marshall, Governor of Minnesota (b. 1825)  

Jan 15   On this day in history matthew B Brady, US photographer (Civil War), dies at about 72  

Jan 18   Charles Floquet, French statesman (b. 1828) died in the year 1896.  

Jan 20   In the year 1896 heinrich M von Battenberg, German son-in-law of Victoria, dies at 37  

Jan 25   Frans C Baeckelmans, Flemish architect (Court of Justice), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jan 28   On this day in history joseph Barnby, composer, dies at 57  

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