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Historical Events In 1896

Monday, 20 May 2019

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) in the year 1896.  

May 10   In the year 1896 the American transcontinental railroad is completed  

May 11   In the year 1896 josip Slavenski, composer  

May 12   Juan Morel Campos, composer, dies at 38 in the year 1896.  

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

May 13   In the year 1896 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) in the year 1896.  

May 15   Tornado kills 78 in Texas on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

May 18   In the year 1896 walter Fitzgerald, Keyhan Devonport England  

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

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

May 19   Michael Balcon, Birmingham England, producer/father of Jill Balcon in the year 1896.  

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

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   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 in the year 1896.  

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   In the year 1896 the first major tornado to strike urban US (St Louis & E St Louis MO); killing 255 & leaving thousands homeless  

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   1st car accident occurs, Henry Wells hit a bicyclist (NYC) on this day in history.  

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

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

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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   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   On this day in history birth of dziga Vertiv, [Denis A Kaufman], Russian director (Sjagai, Soviet!)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of ernst-Lothar von Knorr, composer  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of sir Lawrence Wackett, Australian aircraft engineer (d. 1982)  

Jan 04   In the year 1896 birth of everett McKinley Dirkson, (Sen-R-Ill)  

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   In the year 1896 death of alfred Ely Beach, American inventor (b. 1826)  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1896 death of charles Floquet, French statesman (b. 1828)  

Jan 20   In the year 1896 heinrich M von Battenberg, German son-in-law of Victoria, dies at 37  

Jan 25   In the year 1896 frans C Baeckelmans, Flemish architect (Court of Justice), dies at 68  

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

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