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Historical Events In 1896

Tuesday, 20 August 2019

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   On this day in history the American transcontinental railroad is completed  

May 11   Josip Slavenski, composer in the year 1896.  

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

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   Lowest US temperature in May recorded (-10F - Climax CO) on this day in history.  

May 15   In the year 1896 tornado kills 78 in Texas  

May 17   Brazilio da Cunha Luz Itibere, composer on this day in history.  

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   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   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   In the year 1896 jan N Bakhuizen van den Brink, theologist/church historian  

May 26   On this day in history 1st American intercollegiate bicycle race, Manhattan Beach NY  

May 26   On this day in history dow Jones begins an index of 12 industrial stocks (closing is 40.94)  

May 26   Last Czar of Russia, Nicholas II, crowned in the year 1896.  

May 27   In the year 1896 255 people are killed when a twister strikes St Louis, Missouri and East St Louis, Illinois  

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   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   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   First car accident occurs, Henry Wells hit a bicyclist (NYC) on this day in history.  

May 30   Howard Hawks, Goshen Ind, director/producer (Rio Bravo, Scarface) on this day in history.  

May 30   On this day in history the birth of Howard Hawks, American film director  

Jun 02   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1896 birth of everett McKinley Dirkson, (Sen-R-Ill)  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 18   Charles Floquet, French statesman (b. 1828) died on this day in history.  

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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