What Happened on February 14, 1896

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Austro-Hungarian Zionist Theodor Herzl publishes "Der Judenstaat" (The Jewish State), encouraging Jews to purchase land in Palestine
  • George Lohmann takes a hat-trick for England v South Africa, 8-7 for inning - their lowest ever
  • Stanley Cup: Winnipeg Victorias beat Montreal Victorias, 2-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Arthur Milne, English astrophysicist (kinematic relativity), born in Yorkshire, England (d. 1950)