What Happened on December 30, 1896

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


BattleExecution

Filipino nationalist José Rizal is executed by firing squad in Manila by the Spanish.

Filipino Nationalist and Novelist Jose Rizal
Filipino Nationalist and Novelist
Jose Rizal
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Famous Birthdays

  • Tom Keene, actor (Our Daily Bread), born in Rochester, New York

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Filipino Nationalist Jose Rizal (35) weds girlfriend Josephine Bracken (20) before his execution in Fort Santiago, Manila

Filipino Nationalist and Novelist Jose Rizal
Filipino Nationalist and Novelist
Jose Rizal

Famous Deaths


BattleExecution

Jose Protacio Rizal, Filipino nationalist and novelist ('Noli Me Tángere', 'El Filibusterismo') is executed by firing squad at 35

Filipino Nationalist and Novelist Jose Rizal
Filipino Nationalist and Novelist
Jose Rizal