On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1896

Famous Birthdays

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

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? 124 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces