On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1896

Historical Events

  • Edward Macdowell's 2nd Suite in E premieres

Famous Birthdays

  • Alf Hall, South African cricket fast bowler (7 Tests, 40 wickets), born in Bolton, Lancashire, England (d. 1964)
  • Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (1919-64), born in Berg Castle, Luxembourg (d. 1985)
1896 Highlights

About January 23, 1896

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius