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Historical Events In 1896

Sunday, 28 February 2021

May 08   Yorkshire Cricket all out for 887 against Warwickshire in the year 1896.  

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) on this day in history.  

May 10   The American transcontinental railroad is completed on this day in history.  

May 11   In the year 1896 josip Slavenski, composer  

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

May 13   In the year 1896 charles F Pahud de Mortanges, Dutch equestrian (Olympic-gold-1928, 32)  

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

May 14   Lowest US temperature in May recorded (-10F-Climax, Colo) in the year 1896.  

May 14   In the year 1896 lowest US temperature in May recorded (-10F - Climax CO)  

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

May 17   Brazilio da Cunha Luz Itibere, composer in the year 1896.  

May 18   In the year 1896 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   Walter Fitzgerald, Keyhan Devonport England on this day in history.  

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

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   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 in the year 1896.  

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

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

May 26   On this day in history 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   Allard Pierson, theologist/philosopher/art historian/poet, dies in the year 1896.  

May 27   Bay District Race Track closes in the year 1896.  

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   On this day in history marius Monnikendam, Dutch choir composer  

May 29   George L Funke, botanist (Flower Physiology) in the year 1896.  

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

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

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.  

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

Jan 01   In the year 1896 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 18   On this day in history death of charles Floquet, French statesman (b. 1828)  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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