On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1896

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrei A. Zjdanov, Russian politician (against kosmopolitism)
  • Eduard Flipse, Dutch conductor and composer

Famous Deaths

  • Ars√®ne Houssaye, French novelist and poet, dies at 80
1896 Highlights

About February 26, 1896

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces