What Happened on January 4, 1896

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • AFL charters Actors' National Protective Union, NYC
  • Following Mormon abandonment of polygamy, Utah admitted as 45th state

Famous Birthdays

  • Everett Dirksen, American politician (Sen-R-Ill) (d. 1969)

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Hubert Reinkens, German Old Catholic bishop (b. 1821)