What Happened on February 26, 1896

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrei Zjdanov, Russian politician (against kosmopolitism), born in Mariupol, Russian Empire (d. 1948)
  • Eduard Flipse, Dutch conductor and composer, born in Wissenkerke, Netherlands (d. 1973)
Born in 1896

Famous Deaths

  • Arsène Houssaye, French novelist and poet, dies at 80
1896 Highlights

About February 26, 1896

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces