What Happened on August 1, 1896

Historical Events

  • George Samuelson completes rowing Atlantic (NY to England)

Famous Deaths

  • William Robert Grove, Welsh physicist and inventor of the first fuel cell, dies at 85
1896 Highlights

About August 1, 1896

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo