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Historical Events In 1896

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Jul 01   Harriet Beecher Stowe, US author (Uncle Tom's Cabin), dies at 85 in the year 1896.  

Jul 01   Pavel G Antokolski, Russian poet/director (Syn) [NS] in the year 1896.  

Jul 03   On this day in history doris Lloyd, actress (Bachelor Father, Charley's Aunt, Sarah & Son)  

Jul 04   In the year 1896 adolf Hallis, composer  

Jul 06   On this day in history alexander Sergeyevich Famintsin, composer, dies at 54  

Jul 06   On this day in history thomas W McKnew, president (National Geographic Society)  

Jul 08   On this day in history william Jennings Bryan "cross of gold" speech at Dem convention  

Jul 11   Ernst Curtius, German archaeologist/historian (Olympia), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Jul 13   Ed Delahanty, becomes 2nd major leaguer to hit 4 HRs in a game in the year 1896.  

Jul 16   Edmond-Louis-Antoine Huot de Goncourt, novelist, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Jul 16   Mauritius R J Dekker [Boris Robazki], Dutch writer (Merkteken) on this day in history.  

Jul 18   On this day in history 2nd US Golf Open: James Foulis shoots a 152 at Shinnecock Hills NY  

Jul 19   On this day in history archibald J Cronin, England, author (Citadel, Shining Victory)  

Jul 19   On this day in history the birth of A.J Cronin, Scottish novelist  

Jul 21   In the year 1896 national Federation of Afro-American Women & Colored Women's  

Jul 24   Hermann Kasack, German writer (Die Stadt hinter dem Strom) on this day in history.  

Jul 25   Richard N Gale, English general/airborne commander (Normandy) on this day in history.  

Jul 26   In the year 1896 charles Butterworth, US, lawyer/actor (Mad Genius)  

Jul 28   City of Miami incorporated on this day in history.  

Aug 01   In the year 1896 george Samuelson completes rowing Atlantic (NY to England)  

Aug 01   George Samuelson completes rowing the Atlantic (New York to England) in the year 1896.  

Aug 06   Cyril Mockridge, composer in the year 1896.  

Aug 06   On this day in history france annexes Madagascar  

Aug 08   Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Wash DC, writer (Yearling) in the year 1896.  

Aug 09   On this day in history jean Piaget, Switz, pioneer developmental psychologist/zoologist  

Aug 09   Otto Lilenthal, aircraft pioneer, killed during a glider test at 48 on this day in history.  

Aug 10   In the year 1896 otto Lilienthal, German aircraft pioneer, dies  

Aug 11   On this day in history harvey Hubbell patents electric light bulb socket with a pull chain  

Aug 12   Gold discovered at Klondike River at Dawson on this day in history.  

Aug 12   Thomas Chamberlain, officer of the 20th Maine at the Battle of Gettysburg on this day in history.  

Aug 13   John Everett Millais, English painter, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Aug 13   Leo[nhard] Pappenheim, conductor on this day in history.  

Aug 15   On this day in history leon Theremin, electronic musical instruments inventor  

Aug 16   On this day in history gold discovered in Klondike, found at Bonanza Creek, Ala  

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Famous Birthdays In 1896

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history 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 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1896 death of alfred Ely Beach, American inventor (b. 1826)  

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   In the year 1896 death of charles Floquet, French statesman (b. 1828)  

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 in the year 1896.  

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

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