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Historical Events In 1896

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Apr 06   In the year 1896 first modern Olympic games begin in Athens, Greece  

Apr 06   In the year 1896 juan Tomas Perez, composer  

Apr 06   The first modern Olympic games begin in Athens (3/25 OS) on this day in history.  

Apr 07   Benny Leonard, lightweight boxing champ (1917-25) on this day in history.  

Apr 08   In the year 1896 karl Hermann Pillney, composer  

Apr 10   Edith Day, Minneapolis MN on this day in history.  

Apr 10   Greek runner Spiridon Loues wins first modern Olympic marathon in Athens in the year 1896.  

Apr 10   Spiridon Louis wins 1st Olympic marathon (2:58:50) in the year 1896.  

Apr 12   On this day in history alexander Ritter, composer, dies at 62  

Apr 12   On this day in history stamasia Portrisi is 1st woman to win a marathon (5:30 in Athens)  

Apr 14   On this day in history john Philip Sousa's "El Capitan," premieres (NYC)  

Apr 15   1st Olympic games close at Athens, Greece on this day in history.  

Apr 17   In the year 1896 senor Wences, ventriloquist (his hand acts as a puppet)  

Apr 18   In the year 1896 c Eugene Wegmann, Swiss geologist (Le Jura plisse)  

Apr 19   Herzl's "The Jewish State" is published in the year 1896.  

Apr 20   On this day in history 1st public film showing in US John Philip Sousa's "El Capitan," premieres in NYC  

Apr 20   In the year 1896 senor Wences, ventriloquist (Close the Door)  

Apr 21   In the year 1896 h de Montherlant, writer  

Apr 23   Margaret Kennedy, novelist in the year 1896.  

Apr 23   In the year 1896 premier of motion pictures (Koster & Bial's Music Hall, NYC)  

Apr 23   On this day in history vitascope system of movie projection first demonstrated (NYC)  

Apr 25   On this day in history fight in Central Dance Hall starts fire (Cripple Creek Colorado)  

Apr 27   In the year 1896 rogers Hornsby, 2nd baseman (St Louis Cards)  

Apr 27   The birth of Louis Victor de Broglie, French physicist and philosopher in the year 1896.  

Apr 28   Heinrich von Treitschke, German historian, dies in the year 1896.  

Apr 29   On this day in history jacques Leon Wolfe, composer  

Apr 30   Antonio Cagnoni, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Apr 30   In the year 1896 gary Davis, Laurens SC, blues/folk guitarist (A Little More Faith)  

May 01   Nasr-ed-Din, shah of Persia (184.-96), murdered at 65 on this day in history.  

May 04   On this day in history 1st edition of London Daily Mail (halfpenny)  

May 04   Grease fire ignites ton of dynamite at Cripple Creek CO on this day in history.  

May 04   The first edition of London Daily Mail ( penny) in the year 1896.  

May 06   22nd Kentucky Derby: Willie Simms aboard Ben Brush wins in 2:07.75 in the year 1896.  

May 08   In the year 1896 yorkshire Cricket all out for 887 against Warwickshire  

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Famous Birthdays In 1896

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1896 birth of maurice Jacobson, composer  

Jan 01   Teinosuke Kinugasa, Japans actor/director (Jujiro, Jigoku-mon) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Yitzhak Edel, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 04   In the year 1896 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   In the year 1896 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   In the year 1896 death of charles Floquet, French statesman (b. 1828)  

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

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 in the year 1896.  

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