On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 1896

Historical Events

  • Fannie Farmer publishes her first cookbook "The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book"

Famous Birthdays

  • Arnold Ridley, British actor and dramatist (The Ghost Train, Dad's Army), born in Bath, England (d. 1984)
1896 Highlights

About January 7, 1896

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn