What Happened on July 1, 1896

Historical Events

  • Harbor of Ymuiden opens in the Netherlands

Historic Event

Wilfrid Laurier sworn in as 1st French speaking Prime Minister of Canada

Famous Birthdays

  • Pavel Antokolsky, Russian poet and theatre director (Syn), born in St. Petersburg, Russian Empire (d. 1978)

Famous Deaths

Harriet Beecher StoweHarriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896)

American author (Uncle Tom's Cabin), dies at 85

1896 Highlights

About July 1, 1896

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 6 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer