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Historical Events In 1896

Sunday, 27 September 2020

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

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) on this day in history.  

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

May 11   Josip Slavenski, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

May 13   Nora Perry, writer, dies on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   US Supreme court affirms race separation (Plessy v Ferguson) on this day in history.  

May 18   Walter Fitzgerald, Keyhan Devonport England in the year 1896.  

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

May 19   First automobile (Benz) to arrive in Netherlands on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1896.  

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 in the year 1896.  

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

May 26   Dow Jones begins an index of 12 industrial stocks (closing is 40.94) in the year 1896.  

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   Bay District Race Track closes on this day in history.  

May 27   On this day in history 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 in the year 1896.  

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

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

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) in the year 1896.  

May 30   The birth of Howard Hawks, American film director 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1896 birth of teinosuke Kinugasa, Japans actor/director (Jujiro, Jigoku-mon)  

Jan 01   Yitzhak Edel, composer was born in the year 1896.  

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

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

Jan 02   Sir Lawrence Wackett, Australian aircraft engineer (d. 1982) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1896 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 in the year 1896.  

Jan 04   Joseph Hubert Reinkens, German Old Catholic bishop (b. 1821) died in the year 1896.  

Jan 08   On this day in history death of william Rainey Marshall, Governor of Minnesota (b. 1825)  

Jan 15   In the year 1896 matthew B Brady, US photographer (Civil War), dies at about 72  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Frans C Baeckelmans, Flemish architect (Court of Justice), dies at 68 in the year 1896.  

Jan 28   Joseph Barnby, composer, dies at 57 in the year 1896.  

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