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Historical Events In 1896

Thursday, 20 February 2020

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

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

May 10   On this day in history the American transcontinental railroad is completed  

May 11   In the year 1896 josip Slavenski, composer  

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   On this day in history nora Perry, writer, dies  

May 14   Lowest US temperature in May recorded (-10F-Climax, Colo) on this day in history.  

May 14   Lowest US temperature in May recorded (-10F - Climax CO) on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1896.  

May 18   In the year 1896 uS Supreme court affirms race separation (Plessy v Ferguson)  

May 18   Walter Fitzgerald, Keyhan Devonport England on this day in history.  

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

May 19   In the year 1896 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   Clara Josephine Wieck Schumann, composer/pianist, dies at 76 in the year 1896.  

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

May 25   Jan N Bakhuizen van den Brink, theologist/church historian on this day in history.  

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

May 26   On this day in history dow Jones begins an index of 12 industrial stocks (closing is 40.94)  

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   Bay District Race Track closes in the year 1896.  

May 27   The first major tornado to strike urban US (St Louis & E St Louis MO); killing 255 & leaving thousands homeless in the year 1896.  

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

May 29   George L Funke, botanist (Flower Physiology) on this day in history.  

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

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

May 30   On this day in history howard Hawks, Goshen Ind, director/producer (Rio Bravo, Scarface)  

May 30   The birth of Howard Hawks, American film director in the year 1896.  

Jun 02   30th Belmont: Henry Griffin aboard Hastings wins in 2:24.5 in the year 1896.  

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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   In the year 1896 birth of teinosuke Kinugasa, Japans actor/director (Jujiro, Jigoku-mon)  

Jan 01   In the year 1896 birth of yitzhak Edel, composer  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   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   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 in the year 1896.  

Jan 18   Charles Floquet, French statesman (b. 1828) died in the year 1896.  

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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