On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1896

Historical Events

  • Vitascope system of movie projection 1st shown at Koster & Bial's Music Hall, New York City

Famous Birthdays

  • Margaret Kennedy, English novelist (The Constant Nymph), born in Hyde Park Gate, London (d. 1967)
1896 Highlights

About April 23, 1896

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus