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Historical Events In 1896

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

May 08   Yorkshire Cricket all out for 887 against Warwickshire on this day in history.  

May 09   1st horseless carriage show in London (featured 10 models) in the year 1896.  

May 09   In the year 1896 first horseless carriage show in London (featured 10 models)  

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

May 11   Josip Slavenski, composer in the year 1896.  

May 12   Juan Morel Campos, composer, dies at 38 on this day in history.  

May 13   On this day in history charles F Pahud de Mortanges, Dutch equestrian (Olympic-gold-1928, 32)  

May 13   Nora Perry, writer, dies in the year 1896.  

May 14   In the year 1896 lowest US temperature in May recorded (-10F-Climax, Colo)  

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

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

May 17   On this day in history brazilio da Cunha Luz Itibere, composer  

May 18   US Supreme court affirms "separate but equal" policy (Plessy v Ferguson) on this day in history.  

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

May 18   On this day in history walter Fitzgerald, Keyhan Devonport England  

May 19   1st auto (Benz) to arrive in Netherlands on this day in history.  

May 19   On this day in history first automobile (Benz) to arrive in Netherlands  

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   In the year 1896 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   Jan N Bakhuizen van den Brink, theologist/church historian in the year 1896.  

May 26   On this day in history 1st American intercollegiate bicycle race, Manhattan Beach NY  

May 26   Dow Jones begins an index of 12 industrial stocks (closing is 40.94) on this day in history.  

May 26   On this day in history last Czar of Russia, Nicholas II, crowned  

May 27   In the year 1896 255 people are killed when a twister strikes St Louis, Missouri and East St Louis, Illinois  

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   In the year 1896 marius Monnikendam, Dutch choir composer  

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

May 30   On this day in history 1st car accident occurs, Henry Wells hit a bicyclist (NYC)  

May 30   In the year 1896 first car accident occurs, Henry Wells hit a bicyclist (NYC)  

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

May 30   On this day in history 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   Yitzhak Edel, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1896.  

Jan 04   Everett Dirksen, American politician (d. 1969) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   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   Joseph Barnby, composer, dies at 57 in the year 1896.  

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