On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1896

Historical Events

  • Henry Arthur Jones' "Michael & his Lost Angel" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacobo Ficher, Argentine composer, born in Odesa, Ukraine (d. 1978)

Famous Deaths

  • Matthew B Brady, US photographer (Civil War), dies at about 72
1896 Highlights

About January 15, 1896

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn