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Historical Events In 1896

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Aug 17   Bridget Driscoll, 1st Brit to die in an auto-accident on this day in history.  

Aug 17   George Washington Carmack discoveres gold in Klondike region of Yukon on this day in history.  

Aug 17   Gold discovered in the Yukon Territory, Canada in the year 1896.  

Aug 17   Gold is discovered on Klondike River on this day in history.  

Aug 17   Henry P de Vries, Dutch painter/poet (Laws of the Americas) in the year 1896.  

Aug 18   In the year 1896 adolph Ochs (39) buys NY Times  

Aug 18   In the year 1896 alan Mowbray, London England, actor (Dante, Colonel Flack)  

Aug 18   In the year 1896 frederick Nichols Crouch, composer, dies at 88  

Aug 19   Eino Mauno Aleksanteri Linnala, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 20   Dial telephone patented on this day in history.  

Aug 21   Blossom Rock, actress, (Grandmamma-Addams Family) on this day in history.  

Aug 23   First Cry of the Philippine Revolution is made in Pugad Lawin (Quezon City), in the province of Manila on this day in history.  

Aug 24   Phil Baker, Phila, comedian (Who's Whose) in the year 1896.  

Aug 25   On this day in history dick Ryan, CT, actor (For Heaven's Sake, Born to be Bad)  

Aug 26   On this day in history armenian revolutionairy assault on Ottoman Bank Constantinople  

Aug 26   Richard Hammond, composer in the year 1896.  

Aug 27   England defeated Zanzibar in a 38-minute war (9:02 AM-9:40 AM) on this day in history.  

Aug 27   In the year 1896 zanzibar loses to England in a 38 minute war (9 02 AM-9 40 AM)  

Aug 27   Zanzibar loses to England in a 38 minute war (9:02 AM-9:40 AM) in the year 1896.  

Aug 29   On this day in history chop suey invented in NYC by chef of visiting Chinese Ambassador  

Aug 29   In the year 1896 the Chinese-American dish Chop Suey is invented by the personal chef to China's US Ambassador, while on a trip to New York City.  

Aug 30   In the year 1896 eight provinces in the Philippines were declared under martial law by the Spanish Governor General Ramon Blanco. This included the provinces of Batangas, Rizal, Cavite, Nueva Ecija as well as the nearby areas.  

Aug 30   Raymond Massey, Toronto Canada, actor (Dr Gillespie-Dr Kildare) on this day in history.  

Aug 31   Louis Napoleon Parker's "Rosemary," premieres in NYC in the year 1896.  

Sep 01   Johannes Habert, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Sep 02   Nat Thompson, cricketer (played 1st Two Tests for Australia), dies on this day in history.  

Sep 04   Agnes Ayres, [Hinkle], US, actress (Sheik, Souls at Sea) on this day in history.  

Sep 06   On this day in history frutuoso de Lima Viana, composer  

Sep 07   In the year 1896 1st closed-circuit auto race, at Cranston, RI  

Sep 07   A. H. Whiting won 1st closed-circuit auto race held on this day in history.  

Sep 07   The first auto race held at a race track takes place today in Cranston, RI in the year 1896.  

Sep 09   In the year 1896 fritz Reuter, composer  

Sep 10   Elsa Schiaparelli, French fashion designer on this day in history.  

Sep 11   Anton Joseph Bruckner, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1896.  

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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   In the year 1896 birth of teinosuke Kinugasa, Japans actor/director (Jujiro, Jigoku-mon)  

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

Jan 02   Dziga Vertiv, [Denis A Kaufman], Russian director (Sjagai, Soviet!) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Ernst-Lothar von Knorr, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1896.  

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 in the year 1896.  

Jan 04   Joseph Hubert Reinkens, German Old Catholic bishop (b. 1821) died on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history death of william Rainey Marshall, Governor of Minnesota (b. 1825)  

Jan 15   On this day in history matthew B Brady, US photographer (Civil War), dies at about 72  

Jan 18   In the year 1896 death of charles Floquet, French statesman (b. 1828)  

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   Joseph Barnby, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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