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Historical Events In 1896

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Jun 02   Gerhard Rohlfs, German explorer (Abbsynia/Ethiopia), dies on this day in history.  

Jun 02   Guglielmo Marconi patents the radio in the year 1896.  

Jun 04   Henry takes his 1st Ford through streets of Detroit in the year 1896.  

Jun 04   In the year 1896 henry takes his first Ford through streets of Detroit  

Jun 06   On this day in history 21st Preakness: Henry Griffin aboard Margrave wins in 1:51  

Jun 06   George Samuelson leaves NY harbor to row across the Atlantic in the year 1896.  

Jun 06   Italo Balbo, Italian pilot/gov-gen of Libya (La marcia su Rome) on this day in history.  

Jun 07   G Harpo & F Samuelson leave NY to row the Atlantic (takes 54 days) on this day in history.  

Jun 07   On this day in history g Harpo &F Samuelson leave NY to row the Atlantic (takes 54 days)  

Jun 07   Robert Mulliken, US, chemist/physicist (Nobel 1966) on this day in history.  

Jun 08   On this day in history 1st car is stolen  

Jun 08   Samuel Gonard, chairman (International Red Cross) in the year 1896.  

Jun 09   Aura Abranches, Lisbon Portugal, actress (Lisboa, O Primo Basilio) in the year 1896.  

Jun 11   On this day in history friedrich Gottlieb Schwencke, composer, dies at 72  

Jun 11   In the year 1896 uS Assay Office in Deadwood South Dakota authorized  

Jun 11   US Assay Office in Deadwood, South Dakota authorized in the year 1896.  

Jun 12   J.T. Hearne sets a cricket record for the earliest date of taking 100 first-class wickets in a season in the year 1896.  

Jun 15   In the year 1896 tsunami strikes Shinto festival on beach at Sanriku Japan 27,000 are killed, 9,000 injured, with 13,000 houses destroyed  

Jun 16   Jean Peugeot, Frans auto manufacturer (Peugeot) in the year 1896.  

Jun 16   On this day in history temperature hits 127F at Fort Mojave, Calif  

Jun 16   Temperture hits 127øF at Fort Mojave, Calif on this day in history.  

Jun 18   In the year 1896 blanche Sweet, Chicago, actress (Home Sweet Home, Avenging Conscience)  

Jun 19   Bessie Wallis Warfield Simpson, Duchess of Windsor, divorcee on this day in history.  

Jun 22   Francis C Denebrink, US Naval officer (WW I, WW II, Korea) in the year 1896.  

Jun 25   Emile AH Seipgens, Dutch priest/beer brewer/man of letters, dies at 58 in the year 1896.  

Jun 26   1st movie theater in US opens, charging 10 cents for admission in the year 1896.  

Jun 26   On this day in history louis CPR of Orleans, French duke (chosen king of Belgian), dies at 81  

Jun 27   On this day in history franciscus J Feron, vicaris-general of Roermond  

Jun 29   In the year 1896 irene Browne, England, actress (All at Sea, Peg O' My Heart)  

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

Jun 30   W S Hadaway patents electric stove in the year 1896.  

Jun 30   Wilfred Pelletier, Montreal Canada, conductor (Voice of Firestone) in the year 1896.  

Jul 01   Harbor of Ymuiden opens in the year 1896.  

Jul 01   On this day in history harriet Beecher Stowe, US author (Uncle Tom's Cabin), dies at 85  

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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 in the year 1896.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of yitzhak Edel, composer  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of dziga Vertiv, [Denis A Kaufman], Russian director (Sjagai, Soviet!)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of ernst-Lothar von Knorr, composer  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of everett McKinley Dirkson, (Sen-R-Ill)  

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   Alfred Ely Beach, American inventor (b. 1826) died in the year 1896.  

Jan 04   In the year 1896 death of joseph Hubert Reinkens, German Old Catholic bishop (b. 1821)  

Jan 08   In the year 1896 death of william Rainey Marshall, Governor of Minnesota (b. 1825)  

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

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   In the year 1896 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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