March 1, 1896 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Battle of Adwa: 80,000 Ethiopians destroy 20,000 Italians in Ethopia

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Henri Becquerel discovers radioactivity

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Henri Becquerel
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Henri Becquerel

Birthdays in History

  • Moriz Seeler, German writer and producer (d. 1942)

Deaths in History

  • Albertone, Italian general (Eritrea), dies in battle
  • Arimondi, Italian general (Eritrea), dies in battle
  • Vittorio Dabormida, Italian general (Eritrea), dies in battle