What Happened on January 4, 1896

Historical Events

  • AFL charters Actors' National Protective Union, NYC
  • Following Mormon abandonment of polygamy, Utah admitted as 45th state

Famous Birthdays

  • Everett Dirksen, American politician (Sen-R-Ill) (d. 1969)
Born in 1896

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Hubert Reinkens, German Old Catholic bishop (b. 1821)

About January 4, 1896

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn