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Historical Events In 1896

Sunday, 24 May 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jun 06   In the year 1896 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   On this day in history robert Mulliken, US, chemist/physicist (Nobel 1966)  

Jun 08   In the year 1896 1st car is stolen  

Jun 08   On this day in history samuel Gonard, chairman (International Red Cross)  

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

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

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

Jun 11   US Assay Office in Deadwood, South Dakota authorized on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1896.  

Jun 16   Temperature hits 127F at Fort Mojave, Calif in the year 1896.  

Jun 16   In the year 1896 temperture hits 127øF at Fort Mojave, Calif  

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

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

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

Jun 25   In the year 1896 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   Irene Browne, England, actress (All at Sea, Peg O' My Heart) in the year 1896.  

Jun 30   The birth of Howard Hawks, American film director on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   Everett Dirksen, American politician (d. 1969) was born in the year 1896.  

Famous Deaths In 1896

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Alfred Ely Beach, American inventor (b. 1826) died on this day in history.  

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   Matthew B Brady, US photographer (Civil War), dies at about 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 18   On this day in history death of charles Floquet, French statesman (b. 1828)  

Jan 20   In the year 1896 heinrich M von Battenberg, German son-in-law of Victoria, dies at 37  

Jan 25   On this day in history frans C Baeckelmans, Flemish architect (Court of Justice), dies at 68  

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

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