What Happened on April 6, 1896

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st modern Olympic games open in Athens, Greece. America's James Connolly wins 1st Olympic gold in modern history, is awarded a silver medal and an olive branch [3/25 OS]

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

23rd US President Benjamin Harrison (63) weds Mary Scott (37) at St Thomas Protestant Episcopal Church in New York City

23rd US President Benjamin Harrison
23rd US President
Benjamin Harrison