What Happened on August 21, 1896

Famous Birthdays

  • Blossom Rock [Edith Marie Blossom MacDonald], American actress (Grandmamma-Addams Family), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1978)
  • Raymond Herreman, Belgian poet, journalist and writer (Jericho's Rose), born in Menen, Belgium (d. 1971)
  • Roark Bradford, American writer and humorist (Ol' Man Adan an' His Chillun), born in Lauderdale County, Tennessee (d. 1943)
1896 Highlights

About August 21, 1896

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo