What Happened on January 6, 1896

Historical Events

  • 1st US women's 6-day bicycle race starts, Madison Square Garden

Event of Interest

Cecil Rhodes resigns as premier of Cape colony

Famous Birthdays

  • Abram Nicholas Pritzker, American businessman (Hyatt Hotels, McCall's magazine), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1986)
  • Freerk Siemon Wolters, Dutch resistance fighter, born in Zuidwolde, Netherlands (d. 1945)
Born in 1896

About January 6, 1896

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn