What Happened on February 16, 1896

Historical Events

The Yellow Kid

First US newspaper comic strip, Richard Felton Outcault's "The Yellow Kid," is published in William Randolph Hearst’s "New York Journal" [1]

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Brailowsky, Russian-French pianist (Chopin specialist), born in Kiev, Russian Empire (d. 1976)
Born in 1896
1896 Highlights

About February 16, 1896

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 1 month and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius