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Historical Events In 1896

Thursday, 20 February 2020

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

Feb 18   In the year 1896 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   In the year 1896 henri de Lubac sj, French theologist/anti-fascist  

Feb 21   Sylvain Poons, Dutch cabaret performer (Blue Jackets) on this day in history.  

Feb 22   In the year 1896 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 24   Victoria all out for 43 vs South Australia, Jones 6-15 Jarvis 4-27 in the year 1896.  

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

Feb 25   On this day in history 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   On this day in history france dismisses Queen Ranavalona of Madagascar  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 01   On this day in history battle of Adua: 80,000 Ethiopians destroy 20,000 Italians  

Mar 01   In the year 1896 dimitri Mitropoulos, Athens Greece, conductor/composer  

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

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

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

Mar 05   Italian premier Crispi resigns on this day in history.  

Mar 06   1st auto in Detroit, Charles B King rides his "Horseless Carriage" in the year 1896.  

Mar 06   In Detroit MI, Charles B King rides his "Horseless Carriage" for the first time on this day in history.  

Mar 07   In the year 1896 erwin Bodky, composer  

Mar 07   In the year 1896 gilbert & Sullivan's last operette "Grand Duke," premieres in London  

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

Mar 10   Charilaos Vasilakos of Greece wins first modern marathon in 3:18 in the year 1896.  

Mar 10   On this day in history harry Krimer, actor (Napoleon)  

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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 in the year 1896.  

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   On this day in history birth of ernst-Lothar von Knorr, composer  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1896 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 in the year 1896.  

Jan 04   On this day in history death of joseph Hubert Reinkens, German Old Catholic bishop (b. 1821)  

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   Frans C Baeckelmans, Flemish architect (Court of Justice), dies at 68 in the year 1896.  

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

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