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1896 Calendar

1896 Calendar

January
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   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930    
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930   
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  

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1896 Historical Event(s)

  •  January 28, 1896 – Walter Arnold of East Peckham, Kent became the first person to be convicted of speeding. He is fined 1 shilling, plus costs, for speeding at 8 mph, thus exceeding the contemporary speed limit of 2 mph.
  •  February 23, 1896 – The Tootsie Roll is invented.
  •  March 1, 1896 – Henri Becquerel discovers radioactivity.
  •  April 15, 1896 – Closing ceremony of the Games of the I Olympiad in Athens, Greece.
  •  May 26, 1896 – Nicholas II becomes Tsar of Russia.
  •  May 27, 1896 – The F4-strength St. Louis-East St. Louis Tornado hits in St. Louis, Missouri and East Saint Louis, Illinois, killing at least 255 people and causing $2.9 billion in damage (1997 USD).
  •  June 2, 1896 – Guglielmo Marconi applies for a patent for his newest invention: the radio.
  •  June 28, 1896 – An explosion in the Newton Coal Company’s Twin Shaft Mine in Pittston City, Pennsylvania results in a massive cave-in that kills 58 miners.
  •  August 27, 1896 – Anglo-Zanzibar War: the shortest war in world history (09:00 to 09:45) between the United Kingdom and Zanzibar.
  •  December 14, 1896 – The Glasgow Underground Railway is opened by the Glasgow District Subway Company.

Who Were Born On 1896?

  •  January 20, 1896 – George Burns, American actor, comedian (d. 1996)
  •  February 29, 1896 – Roy Parker, baseball player (d. 1954)
  •  April 20, 1896 – Henry de Montherlant, French writer (d. 1972)
  •  July 13, 1896 – Mordecai Ardon, Israeli painter (d. 1992)
  •  August 17, 1896 – Leslie Groves, American military engineer (d. 1970)
  •  August 27, 1896 – Faina Ranevskaya, Russian actress (d. 1984)
  •  September 24, 1896 – F. Scott Fitzgerald, American novelist (d. 1940)
  •  October 23, 1896 – André Lévêque, French engineer (d. 1930)
  •  December 27, 1896 – Carl Zuckmayer, German author and dramatist (d. 1977)