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Historical Events In 1896

Friday, 22 March 2019

Feb 18   Cave of Winds at Niagara Falls goes almost dry for 1st time in 50 yrs in the year 1896.  

Feb 18   Cave of Winds at Niagara Falls goes almost dry for first time in 50 years in the year 1896.  

Feb 18   The birth of Andre Breton, French poet on this day in history.  

Feb 20   Henri de Lubac sj, French theologist/anti-fascist in the year 1896.  

Feb 21   On this day in history sylvain Poons, Dutch cabaret performer (Blue Jackets)  

Feb 22   On this day in history edvin Wide, Sweden, 10K runner (Olympic-silver-1924)  

Feb 22   In the year 1896 thomas Hughes, politican/author of Tom Brown's Schooldays, Brighton  

Feb 23   Tootsie Roll introduced by Leo Hirshfield in the year 1896.  

Feb 24   On this day in history victoria all out for 43 vs South Australia, Jones 6-15 Jarvis 4-27  

Feb 25   Italian government decides to attack governor Baratieri of Eritrea on this day in history.  

Feb 25   In the year 1896 italian govt decides to attack governor Baratieri of Eritrea  

Feb 25   On this day in history john J McClellan, (Sen-D-Ark)  

Feb 26   In the year 1896 andrei A Zjdanov, Russian politician (against kosmopolitism)  

Feb 28   France dismisses Queen Ranavalona of Madagascar in the year 1896.  

Feb 28   Philip Showalter Hench, Pittsburgh, physician (cortisone-Nobel) on this day in history.  

Feb 29   In the year 1896 omer C F L Tulippe, Belgian geographer  

Mar 01   Albertone, Italian general (Eritrea), dies in battle in the year 1896.  

Mar 01   Battle of Adua 80,000 Ethiopians destroy 20,000 Italians in the year 1896.  

Mar 01   Battle of Adua: 80,000 Ethiopians destroy 20,000 Italians on this day in history.  

Mar 01   Dimitri Mitropoulos, Athens Greece, conductor/composer in the year 1896.  

Mar 02   Battle of Aduwa, Abyssinia (Ethiopia) defeats invading Italians on this day in history.  

Mar 02   George Lohmann takes 9-28 vs South Africa at Johannesburg in the year 1896.  

Mar 05   Italian Governor of Eritrea, General Baldissera, reaches Massawa on this day in history.  

Mar 05   In the year 1896 italian premier Crispi resigns  

Mar 06   1st auto in Detroit, Charles B King rides his "Horseless Carriage" on this day in history.  

Mar 06   In the year 1896 in Detroit MI, Charles B King rides his "Horseless Carriage" for the first time  

Mar 07   In the year 1896 erwin Bodky, composer  

Mar 07   Gilbert & Sullivan's last operette "Grand Duke," premieres in London on this day in history.  

Mar 08   In the year 1896 volunteers of America forms (NYC)  

Mar 10   After Bob Fitzsimmons KOs much larger Jim Corbett to win world HW championship he says, "The bigger they are, the harder they fall" on this day in history.  

Mar 10   On this day in history bronx acquires O'Brien Square  

Mar 10   On this day in history charilaos Vasilakos of Greece wins first modern marathon in 3 18  

Mar 10   On this day in history charilaos Vasilakos of Greece wins first modern marathon in 3:18  

Mar 10   Harry Krimer, actor (Napoleon) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1896

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Maurice Jacobson, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1896.  

Jan 04   In the year 1896 birth of everett McKinley Dirkson, (Sen-R-Ill)  

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   On this day in history death of alfred Ely Beach, American inventor (b. 1826)  

Jan 04   Joseph Hubert Reinkens, German Old Catholic bishop (b. 1821) died on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history death of william Rainey Marshall, Governor of Minnesota (b. 1825)  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 28   In the year 1896 joseph Barnby, composer, dies at 57  

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