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Historical Events In 1896

Sunday, 26 May 2019

Jun 02   Gerhard Rohlfs, German explorer (Abbsynia/Ethiopia), dies in the year 1896.  

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

Jun 04   On this day in history henry takes his 1st Ford through streets of Detroit  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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) in the year 1896.  

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

Jun 08   In the year 1896 1st car is stolen  

Jun 08   Samuel Gonard, chairman (International Red Cross) on this day in history.  

Jun 09   Aura Abranches, Lisbon Portugal, actress (Lisboa, O Primo Basilio) on this day in history.  

Jun 11   Friedrich Gottlieb Schwencke, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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   Jean Peugeot, Frans auto manufacturer (Peugeot) on this day in history.  

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

Jun 16   In the year 1896 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   On this day in history 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   1st movie theater in US opens, charging 10 cents for admission in the year 1896.  

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

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

Jun 30   On this day in history 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  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1896 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   Ernst-Lothar von Knorr, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1896 birth of sir Lawrence Wackett, Australian aircraft engineer (d. 1982)  

Jan 04   Everett McKinley Dirkson, (Sen-R-Ill) was born on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1896.  

Jan 15   In the year 1896 matthew B Brady, US photographer (Civil War), dies at about 72  

Jan 18   Charles Floquet, French statesman (b. 1828) died in the year 1896.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 28   In the year 1896 joseph Barnby, composer, dies at 57  

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