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Historical Events In 1896

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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   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   In the year 1896 tornado kills 78 in Texas  

May 17   Brazilio da Cunha Luz Itibere, composer on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history walter Fitzgerald, Keyhan Devonport England  

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

May 19   On this day in history 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   In the year 1896 jan N Bakhuizen van den Brink, theologist/church historian  

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

May 26   In the year 1896 dow Jones begins an index of 12 industrial stocks (closing is 40.94)  

May 26   Last Czar of Russia, Nicholas II, crowned on this day in history.  

May 27   On this day in history 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   George L Funke, botanist (Flower Physiology) in the year 1896.  

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

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

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

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   Maurice Jacobson, composer was born in the year 1896.  

Jan 01   Teinosuke Kinugasa, Japans actor/director (Jujiro, Jigoku-mon) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1896.  

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   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   On this day in history matthew B Brady, US photographer (Civil War), dies at about 72  

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   On this day in history joseph Barnby, composer, dies at 57  

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