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Historical Events In 1896

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Feb 17   London Country Councils' Muzzling Order becomes effective on this day in history.  

Feb 18   On this day in history cave of Winds at Niagara Falls goes almost dry for 1st time in 50 yrs  

Feb 18   On this day in history cave of Winds at Niagara Falls goes almost dry for first time in 50 years  

Feb 18   The birth of Andre Breton, French poet in the year 1896.  

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

Feb 21   Sylvain Poons, Dutch cabaret performer (Blue Jackets) in the year 1896.  

Feb 22   Edvin Wide, Sweden, 10K runner (Olympic-silver-1924) on this day in history.  

Feb 22   On this day in history 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 in the year 1896.  

Feb 25   Italian govt decides to attack governor Baratieri of Eritrea in the year 1896.  

Feb 25   John J McClellan, (Sen-D-Ark) in the year 1896.  

Feb 26   Andrei A Zjdanov, Russian politician (against kosmopolitism) in the year 1896.  

Feb 28   France dismisses Queen Ranavalona of Madagascar on this day in history.  

Feb 28   Philip Showalter Hench, Pittsburgh, physician (cortisone-Nobel) in the year 1896.  

Feb 29   Omer C F L Tulippe, Belgian geographer in the year 1896.  

Mar 01   On this day in history albertone, Italian general (Eritrea), dies in battle  

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

Mar 01   In the year 1896 battle of Adua: 80,000 Ethiopians destroy 20,000 Italians  

Mar 01   Dimitri Mitropoulos, Athens Greece, conductor/composer on this day in history.  

Mar 02   On this day in history battle of Aduwa, Abyssinia (Ethiopia) defeats invading Italians  

Mar 02   On this day in history george Lohmann takes 9-28 vs South Africa at Johannesburg  

Mar 05   On this day in history italian Governor of Eritrea, General Baldissera, reaches Massawa  

Mar 05   In the year 1896 italian premier Crispi resigns  

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

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

Mar 07   Erwin Bodky, composer in the year 1896.  

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

Mar 08   Volunteers of America forms (NYC) on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 10   In the year 1896 charilaos Vasilakos of Greece wins first modern marathon in 3 18  

Mar 10   Charilaos Vasilakos of Greece wins first modern marathon in 3:18 on this day in history.  

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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   Teinosuke Kinugasa, Japans actor/director (Jujiro, Jigoku-mon) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of yitzhak Edel, composer  

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

Jan 02   Ernst-Lothar von Knorr, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of sir Lawrence Wackett, Australian aircraft engineer (d. 1982)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of everett McKinley Dirkson, (Sen-R-Ill)  

Jan 04   Everett Dirksen, American politician (d. 1969) was born in the year 1896.  

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

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

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

Jan 18   In the year 1896 death of charles Floquet, French statesman (b. 1828)  

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

Jan 25   On this day in history frans C Baeckelmans, Flemish architect (Court of Justice), dies at 68  

Jan 28   Joseph Barnby, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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