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Historical Events In 1896

Friday, 16 November 2018

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

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

May 10   The American transcontinental railroad is completed in the year 1896.  

May 11   On this day in history josip Slavenski, composer  

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

May 13   Charles F Pahud de Mortanges, Dutch equestrian (Olympic-gold-1928, 32) in the year 1896.  

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

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   On this day in history tornado kills 78 in Texas  

May 17   In the year 1896 brazilio da Cunha Luz Itibere, composer  

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

May 18   On this day in history uS Supreme court affirms race separation (Plessy v Ferguson)  

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

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   In the year 1896 michael Balcon, Birmingham England, producer/father of Jill Balcon  

May 20   Clara Josephine Wieck Schumann, composer/pianist, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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

May 26   Last Czar of Russia, Nicholas II, crowned in the year 1896.  

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 in the year 1896.  

May 28   Marius Monnikendam, Dutch choir composer on this day in history.  

May 29   On this day in history george L Funke, botanist (Flower Physiology)  

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   In the year 1896 howard Hawks, Goshen Ind, director/producer (Rio Bravo, Scarface)  

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

Jun 02   30th Belmont: Henry Griffin aboard Hastings wins in 2:24.5 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1896

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Maurice Jacobson, composer was born in the year 1896.  

Jan 01   Teinosuke Kinugasa, Japans actor/director (Jujiro, Jigoku-mon) was born in the year 1896.  

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

Jan 02   Dziga Vertiv, [Denis A Kaufman], Russian director (Sjagai, Soviet!) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1896.  

Jan 18   Charles Floquet, French statesman (b. 1828) died on this day in history.  

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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