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1896 Calendar

1896 Calendar

January
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567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
February
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      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
March
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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
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      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     
September
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  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 16, 1896 – Defeat of Cymru Fydd at South Wales Liberal Federation AGM, Newport, Monmouthshire.
  •  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 9, 1896 – Prime Minister Francesco Crispi resigns following the Italian defeat at the Battle of Adowa.
  •  April 6, 1896 – In Athens, the opening of the first modern Olympic Games is celebrated, 1,500 years after the original games are banned by Roman Emperor Theodosius I.
  •  June 2, 1896 – Guglielmo Marconi applies for a patent for his newest invention: the radio.
  •  June 4, 1896 – Henry Ford completes the Ford Quadricycle, his first gasoline-powered automobile, and gives it a successful test run.
  •  August 30, 1896 – Philippine Revolution: After Spanish victory in the Battle of San Juan del Monte, eight provinces in the Philippines are declared under martial law by the Spanish Governor-General Ramón Blanco y Erenas.
  •  September 22, 1896 – Queen Victoria surpasses her grandfather King George III as the longest reigning monarch in British history.
  •  December 14, 1896 – The Glasgow Underground Railway is opened by the Glasgow District Subway Company.

Who Were Born On 1896?

  •  January 31, 1896 – Sofya Yanovskaya, Russian mathematician (d. 1966)
  •  February 29, 1896 – Roy Parker, baseball player (d. 1954)
  •  April 20, 1896 – Wilfrid R. “Wop” May, Canadian aviator (d. 1952)
  •  May 11, 1896 – Josip Štolcer-Slavenski Croatian composer (d. 1955)
  •  June 19, 1896 – Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor (d. 1986)
  •  September 4, 1896 – Antonin Artaud, French playwright (d. 1948)
  •  September 22, 1896 – Uri Zvi Grinberg, Israeli poet and journalist (d. 1981)
  •  September 25, 1896 – Sandro Pertini, Italian statesman (d. 1990)
  •  October 28, 1896 – Howard Hanson, American composer (d. 1981)
  •  November 23, 1896 – Venere Pizzinato, Italian supercentenarian (d. 2011)