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/Nobel Laureate Henri Becquerel
Physicist/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