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Historical Events In 1896

Thursday, 17 October 2019

May 09   On this day in history 1st horseless carriage show in London (featured 10 models)  

May 09   In the year 1896 first horseless carriage show in London (featured 10 models)  

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

May 11   Josip Slavenski, composer in the year 1896.  

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

May 14   On this day in history lowest US temperature in May recorded (-10F-Climax, Colo)  

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

May 15   In the year 1896 tornado kills 78 in Texas  

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

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   Walter Fitzgerald, Keyhan Devonport England on this day in history.  

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

May 19   In the year 1896 first automobile (Benz) to arrive in Netherlands  

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

May 20   On this day in history clara Josephine Wieck Schumann, composer/pianist, dies at 76  

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

May 26   Dow Jones begins an index of 12 industrial stocks (closing is 40.94) on this day in history.  

May 26   On this day in history last Czar of Russia, Nicholas II, crowned  

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   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   In the year 1896 marius Monnikendam, Dutch choir composer  

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) in the year 1896.  

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) in the year 1896.  

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 in the year 1896.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1896

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of maurice Jacobson, composer  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of teinosuke Kinugasa, Japans actor/director (Jujiro, Jigoku-mon)  

Jan 01   Yitzhak Edel, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1896 birth of dziga Vertiv, [Denis A Kaufman], Russian director (Sjagai, Soviet!)  

Jan 02   Ernst-Lothar von Knorr, composer was born in the year 1896.  

Jan 02   Sir Lawrence Wackett, Australian aircraft engineer (d. 1982) was born in the year 1896.  

Jan 04   Everett McKinley Dirkson, (Sen-R-Ill) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Everett Dirksen, American politician (d. 1969) was born in the year 1896.  

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   In the year 1896 death of joseph Hubert Reinkens, German Old Catholic bishop (b. 1821)  

Jan 08   William Rainey Marshall, Governor of Minnesota (b. 1825) died in the year 1896.  

Jan 15   Matthew B Brady, US photographer (Civil War), dies at about 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 18   On this day in history 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   Frans C Baeckelmans, Flemish architect (Court of Justice), dies at 68 in the year 1896.  

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

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