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Historical Events In 1896

Monday, 16 May 2022

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

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

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

May 12   On this day in history juan Morel Campos, composer, dies at 38  

May 13   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

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

May 15   On this day in history tornado kills 78 in Texas  

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

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

May 19   In the year 1896 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 in the year 1896.  

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

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 in the year 1896.  

May 27   Allard Pierson, theologist/philosopher/art historian/poet, dies on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1896 birth of maurice Jacobson, composer  

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 in the year 1896.  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1896.  

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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