On This Day

What Happened on April 4, 1896

Historical Events

  • Announcement of gold discovery in Yukon

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Sherwood, American dramatist (Abe Lincoln in Illinois, Idiot's Delight), born in New Rochelle, New York (d. 1955)
  • Tristan Tzara [Samuel Rosenfeld] Romanian-French poet (Approximate Man), born in MoineČ™ti, Romania (d. 1963)
1896 Highlights

About April 4, 1896

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 4 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries