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Historical Events In 1896

Saturday, 21 September 2019

Apr 06   First modern Olympic games begin in Athens, Greece in the year 1896.  

Apr 06   On this day in history juan Tomas Perez, composer  

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

Apr 07   In the year 1896 benny Leonard, lightweight boxing champ (1917-25)  

Apr 08   Karl Hermann Pillney, composer in the year 1896.  

Apr 10   On this day in history edith Day, Minneapolis MN  

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) on this day in history.  

Apr 12   Alexander Ritter, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Apr 12   In the year 1896 stamasia Portrisi is 1st woman to win a marathon (5:30 in Athens)  

Apr 14   John Philip Sousa's "El Capitan," premieres (NYC) in the year 1896.  

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

Apr 17   Senor Wences, ventriloquist (his hand acts as a puppet) in the year 1896.  

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

Apr 19   On this day in history herzl's "The Jewish State" is published  

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

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

Apr 21   H de Montherlant, writer on this day in history.  

Apr 23   Margaret Kennedy, novelist on this day in history.  

Apr 23   Premier of motion pictures (Koster & Bial's Music Hall, NYC) in the year 1896.  

Apr 23   In the year 1896 vitascope system of movie projection first demonstrated (NYC)  

Apr 25   Fight in Central Dance Hall starts fire (Cripple Creek Colorado) on this day in history.  

Apr 27   Rogers Hornsby, 2nd baseman (St Louis Cards) on this day in history.  

Apr 27   The birth of Louis Victor de Broglie, French physicist and philosopher on this day in history.  

Apr 28   Heinrich von Treitschke, German historian, dies on this day in history.  

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   Gary Davis, Laurens SC, blues/folk guitarist (A Little More Faith) in the year 1896.  

May 01   Nasr-ed-Din, shah of Persia (184.-96), murdered at 65 in the year 1896.  

May 04   1st edition of London Daily Mail (halfpenny) in the year 1896.  

May 04   In the year 1896 grease fire ignites ton of dynamite at Cripple Creek CO  

May 04   The first edition of London Daily Mail ( penny) on this day in history.  

May 06   22nd Kentucky Derby: Willie Simms aboard Ben Brush wins in 2:07.75 on this day in history.  

May 08   Yorkshire Cricket all out for 887 against Warwickshire 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   On this day in history birth of teinosuke Kinugasa, Japans actor/director (Jujiro, Jigoku-mon)  

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   In the year 1896 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 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   Matthew B Brady, US photographer (Civil War), dies at about 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 18   On this day in history death of charles Floquet, French statesman (b. 1828)  

Jan 20   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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