On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1896

Historical Events

  • Emile Grubbe is the first doctor to use radiation treatment for breast cancer

Famous Birthdays

  • Teddy Hoad, West Indies cricket batsman, captain (4 Tests), born in Richmond, Saint Michael, Barbados (d. 1986)
1896 Highlights

About January 29, 1896

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius