What Happened on December 6, 1896

Historical Events

  • D T Suzuki found the awakening at Engakuji temple, in Kamakura

Famous Birthdays

  • Arnold Foster, English composer, born in Sheffield, England (d. 1963)
  • George Trafton, American NFL center (Chicago Bears), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1971)

Ira GershwinIra Gershwin (1896-1983)

American lyricist ("Embraceable You"; "I Got Rhythm"; "They Can't Take That Away From Me"), born in NYC, New York

Born in 1896
1896 Highlights

About December 6, 1896

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 126 years and 6 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius