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Historical Events In 1896

Monday, 21 January 2019

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) in the year 1896.  

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

May 11   On this day in history josip Slavenski, composer  

May 12   Juan Morel Campos, composer, dies at 38 on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1896 tornado kills 78 in Texas  

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

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) in the year 1896.  

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

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

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

May 26   In the year 1896 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   In the year 1896 allard Pierson, theologist/philosopher/art historian/poet, dies  

May 27   Bay District Race Track closes on this day in history.  

May 27   The first major tornado to strike urban US (St Louis & E St Louis MO); killing 255 & leaving thousands homeless on this day in history.  

May 28   On this day in history marius Monnikendam, Dutch choir composer  

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

May 30   In the year 1896 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   On this day in history howard Hawks, Goshen Ind, director/producer (Rio Bravo, Scarface)  

May 30   In the year 1896 the birth of Howard Hawks, American film director  

Jun 02   In the year 1896 30th Belmont: Henry Griffin aboard Hastings wins in 2:24.5  

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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   Teinosuke Kinugasa, Japans actor/director (Jujiro, Jigoku-mon) was born in the year 1896.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history death of alfred Ely Beach, American inventor (b. 1826)  

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

Jan 08   William Rainey Marshall, Governor of Minnesota (b. 1825) died on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Matthew B Brady, US photographer (Civil War), dies at about 72 in the year 1896.  

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

Jan 28   On this day in history joseph Barnby, composer, dies at 57  

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