What Happened on December 10, 1896

Explosive Background to the Nobel Prize

Historical Events

  • Alfred Jarry's play "Ubu Roi" premieres in Paris

Famous Deaths

Alfred NobelAlfred Nobel (1833-1896)

Swedish chemist who invented dynamite and founded the Nobel Prize ceremony on this date, dies at 63

1896 Highlights

About December 10, 1896

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 1 month and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius