What Happened on April 5, 1896

Famous Birthdays

  • Norman Callaway, Australian cricket batsman (207 in only FC innings), born in Hay, Australia (d. 1917)

Famous Deaths

  • John Rogers Thomas, Welsh-American baritone and composer of popular, classical, and sacred music, dies at 66
1896 Highlights

About April 5, 1896

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries