On This Day

What Happened on August 30, 1896

Historical Events

  • Eight provinces in the Philippines are declared under martial law by the Spanish Governor General Ramon Blanco. Including provinces of Batangas, Rizal, Cavite and Nueva Ecija

Famous Birthdays

  • Raymond Massey, Canadian actor (Abe Lincoln In Illinois; Dr. Kildare (TV series)), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1983)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexei Lobanov-Rostovsky, Russian statesman (b. 1824)
1896 Highlights

About August 30, 1896

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo