What Happened on January 5, 1896

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

"Die Presse" newspaper (Germany) publicly announces Wilhelm Röntgen's discovery of X-rays and their potential for new methods of medical diagnoses in a front-page article

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Wilhelm Röntgen
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Wilhelm Röntgen
  • Isaac Albéniz' opera "Pepita Jiminez" premieres in Barcelona

Famous Birthdays

  • Hendrik Algra, Dutch MP (ARP)