On This Day

What Happened on December 21, 1896

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Romme, Dutch catholic foreman/KVP-min Socialist Business, born in Oirschot, Netherlands (d. 1980)
  • Constantine Rokossovski, Russian marshal/vice-premier of Poland, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1968)
  • Leroy Robertson, American composer & music educator, born in Fountain Green, Utah (d. 1971)
1896 Highlights

About December 21, 1896

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius