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Historical Events In 1896

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

May 08   On this day in history yorkshire Cricket all out for 887 against Warwickshire  

May 09   On this day in history 1st horseless carriage show in London (featured 10 models)  

May 09   First horseless carriage show in London (featured 10 models) on this day in history.  

May 10   The American transcontinental railroad is completed on this day in history.  

May 11   In the year 1896 josip Slavenski, composer  

May 12   In the year 1896 juan Morel Campos, composer, dies at 38  

May 13   In the year 1896 charles F Pahud de Mortanges, Dutch equestrian (Olympic-gold-1928, 32)  

May 13   In the year 1896 nora Perry, writer, dies  

May 14   On this day in history lowest US temperature in May recorded (-10F-Climax, Colo)  

May 14   Lowest US temperature in May recorded (-10F - Climax CO) in the year 1896.  

May 15   Tornado kills 78 in Texas in the year 1896.  

May 17   Brazilio da Cunha Luz Itibere, composer in the year 1896.  

May 18   On this day in history uS Supreme court affirms "separate but equal" policy (Plessy v Ferguson)  

May 18   US Supreme court affirms race separation (Plessy v Ferguson) in the year 1896.  

May 18   Walter Fitzgerald, Keyhan Devonport England in the year 1896.  

May 19   In the year 1896 1st auto (Benz) to arrive in Netherlands  

May 19   First automobile (Benz) to arrive in Netherlands on this day in history.  

May 19   On this day in history michael Balcon, Birmingham England, producer/father of Jill Balcon  

May 20   On this day in history clara Josephine Wieck Schumann, composer/pianist, dies at 76  

May 20   On this day in history the six ton chandelier of the Palais Garnier falls on the crowd resulting in the death of one and the injury of many others.  

May 25   On this day in history jan N Bakhuizen van den Brink, theologist/church historian  

May 26   In the year 1896 1st American intercollegiate bicycle race, Manhattan Beach NY  

May 26   Dow Jones begins an index of 12 industrial stocks (closing is 40.94) in the year 1896.  

May 26   In the year 1896 last Czar of Russia, Nicholas II, crowned  

May 27   255 people are killed when a twister strikes St Louis, Missouri and East St Louis, Illinois on this day in history.  

May 27   On this day in history allard Pierson, theologist/philosopher/art historian/poet, dies  

May 27   On this day in history bay District Race Track closes  

May 27   The first major tornado to strike urban US (St Louis & E St Louis MO); killing 255 & leaving thousands homeless on this day in history.  

May 28   Marius Monnikendam, Dutch choir composer in the year 1896.  

May 29   George L Funke, botanist (Flower Physiology) in the year 1896.  

May 30   1st car accident occurs, Henry Wells hit a bicyclist (NYC) in the year 1896.  

May 30   First car accident occurs, Henry Wells hit a bicyclist (NYC) on this day in history.  

May 30   Howard Hawks, Goshen Ind, director/producer (Rio Bravo, Scarface) on this day in history.  

May 30   In the year 1896 the birth of Howard Hawks, American film director  

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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   On this day in history birth of teinosuke Kinugasa, Japans actor/director (Jujiro, Jigoku-mon)  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1896 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   In the year 1896 birth of sir Lawrence Wackett, Australian aircraft engineer (d. 1982)  

Jan 04   Everett McKinley Dirkson, (Sen-R-Ill) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1896 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   William Rainey Marshall, Governor of Minnesota (b. 1825) died in the year 1896.  

Jan 15   Matthew B Brady, US photographer (Civil War), dies at about 72 in the year 1896.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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