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Historical Events In 1896

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

Oct 17   Anton Tsjechovs "Chayka," premieres in St Petersburg on this day in history.  

Oct 20   In the year 1896 nat Holman, basketball coach (CCNY)  

Oct 21   Edna Purviance, Lovelock NV (Dog's Pleasure, Dog's Life) on this day in history.  

Oct 22   On this day in history charles Glenn King, biochemist (discovered vitamin C)  

Oct 24   In the year 1896 jack Warner, [Waters], London England, actor (Christmas Carol)  

Oct 26   Abyssinia & Italy sign peace treaty in the year 1896.  

Oct 27   1st Pali Road completed in Hawaii (winds so strong streams flow UP!) on this day in history.  

Oct 27   Edith Haisman, Titanic survivor on this day in history.  

Oct 27   The first Pali Road completed in Hawaii on this day in history.  

Oct 28   In the year 1896 howard Hanson, Wahoo Nebraska, composer/conductor (Nordic)  

Oct 30   On this day in history anatoly Grigor'yevich Novikov, composer  

Oct 30   In the year 1896 charles Tupper, PM of Canada (C) (1896), dies  

Oct 30   On this day in history martha Hughes Cannon of Utah becomes 1st female senator  

Oct 31   Ethel Waters, Chester Pa, actress (Beulah)/singer (Stormy Weather) on this day in history.  

Nov 01   1st bare women breast (Zulu) to appear in National Geographic Mag in the year 1896.  

Nov 01   On this day in history edmund Blunden, English poet/critic (Undertones of War)  

Nov 03   On this day in history j H Hunter patents portable weighing scales  

Nov 03   William McKinley (R) defeats William Jennings Bryan (D) for President in the year 1896.  

Nov 06   On this day in history jim Jordan, Peoria IL, radio comedian (Fibber McGee)  

Nov 07   On this day in history herbert R O'Connor, Balt Md, (Sen-Md)/TV narrator (Crime Syndicate)  

Nov 08   On this day in history bucky Harris, baseball manager (Phillies, Yankees)  

Nov 11   On this day in history charles "Lucky" Luciano, Sicily, NYC Mafia gangster  

Nov 11   Jules Vandenpeereboom becomes Belgium's minister of War on this day in history.  

Nov 12   Spyridon Xyndas, composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Nov 13   Antonio Pena y Goni, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

Nov 13   On this day in history nobusuke Kishi, premier of Japan (1957-60)  

Nov 14   Mamie G Doud Eisenhower, 1st lady (1953-61) in the year 1896.  

Nov 14   Power plant at Niagara Falls begins operation on this day in history.  

Nov 16   Lawrence Tibbett, Bakersfield Calif, baritone (Metropolitan 1923-50) on this day in history.  

Nov 19   In the year 1896 start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Sussex Vampire" (BG)  

Nov 19   Start of Sherlock Holmes "The Adventure of The Sussex Vampire" (BG) in the year 1896.  

Nov 20   In the year 1896 mykhaylo Verikivsky, composer  

Nov 22   George Washington Gale Ferris, inventor (Ferris wheel), dies in the year 1896.  

Nov 22   Mario La Broca, composer in the year 1896.  

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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   In the year 1896 birth of yitzhak Edel, composer  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of dziga Vertiv, [Denis A Kaufman], Russian director (Sjagai, Soviet!)  

Jan 02   In the year 1896 birth of ernst-Lothar von Knorr, composer  

Jan 02   Sir Lawrence Wackett, Australian aircraft engineer (d. 1982) was born in the year 1896.  

Jan 04   Everett McKinley Dirkson, (Sen-R-Ill) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of everett Dirksen, American politician (d. 1969)  

Famous Deaths In 1896

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Alfred Ely Beach, American inventor (b. 1826) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   William Rainey Marshall, Governor of Minnesota (b. 1825) died on this day in history.  

Jan 15   In the year 1896 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   Heinrich M von Battenberg, German son-in-law of Victoria, dies at 37 in the year 1896.  

Jan 25   In the year 1896 frans C Baeckelmans, Flemish architect (Court of Justice), dies at 68  

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

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