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Historical Events In 1896

Thursday, 19 May 2022

Jun 02   30th Belmont: Henry Griffin aboard Hastings wins in 2:24.5 on this day in history.  

Jun 02   In the year 1896 gerhard Rohlfs, German explorer (Abbsynia/Ethiopia), dies  

Jun 02   On this day in history guglielmo Marconi patents the radio  

Jun 04   Henry takes his 1st Ford through streets of Detroit on this day in history.  

Jun 04   On this day in history henry takes his first Ford through streets of Detroit  

Jun 06   In the year 1896 21st Preakness: Henry Griffin aboard Margrave wins in 1:51  

Jun 06   On this day in history george Samuelson leaves NY harbor to row across the Atlantic  

Jun 06   Italo Balbo, Italian pilot/gov-gen of Libya (La marcia su Rome) in the year 1896.  

Jun 07   In the year 1896 g Harpo & F Samuelson leave NY to row the Atlantic (takes 54 days)  

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

Jun 07   Robert Mulliken, US, chemist/physicist (Nobel 1966) in the year 1896.  

Jun 08   1st car is stolen in the year 1896.  

Jun 08   In the year 1896 samuel Gonard, chairman (International Red Cross)  

Jun 09   On this day in history aura Abranches, Lisbon Portugal, actress (Lisboa, O Primo Basilio)  

Jun 11   Friedrich Gottlieb Schwencke, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1896.  

Jun 11   On this day in history uS Assay Office in Deadwood South Dakota authorized  

Jun 11   On this day in history uS Assay Office in Deadwood, South Dakota authorized  

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   Tsunami strikes Shinto festival on beach at Sanriku Japan 27,000 are killed, 9,000 injured, with 13,000 houses destroyed on this day in history.  

Jun 16   In the year 1896 jean Peugeot, Frans auto manufacturer (Peugeot)  

Jun 16   In the year 1896 temperature hits 127F at Fort Mojave, Calif  

Jun 16   On this day in history temperture hits 127øF at Fort Mojave, Calif  

Jun 18   Blanche Sweet, Chicago, actress (Home Sweet Home, Avenging Conscience) on this day in history.  

Jun 19   On this day in history bessie Wallis Warfield Simpson, Duchess of Windsor, divorcee  

Jun 22   In the year 1896 francis C Denebrink, US Naval officer (WW I, WW II, Korea)  

Jun 25   On this day in history emile AH Seipgens, Dutch priest/beer brewer/man of letters, dies at 58  

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

Jun 26   In the year 1896 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   In the year 1896 w S Hadaway patents electric stove  

Jun 30   In the year 1896 wilfred Pelletier, Montreal Canada, conductor (Voice of Firestone)  

Jul 01   On this day in history harbor of Ymuiden opens  

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Famous Birthdays In 1896

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Maurice Jacobson, composer was born in the year 1896.  

Jan 01   Teinosuke Kinugasa, Japans actor/director (Jujiro, Jigoku-mon) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   Dziga Vertiv, [Denis A Kaufman], Russian director (Sjagai, Soviet!) was born in the year 1896.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1896 birth of everett McKinley Dirkson, (Sen-R-Ill)  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   Charles Floquet, French statesman (b. 1828) died on this day in history.  

Jan 20   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 28   Joseph Barnby, composer, dies at 57 in the year 1896.  

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