On This Day

What Happened on July 13, 1896

Historical Events

  • Ed Delahanty becomes 2nd major leaguer to hit 4 HRs in a game as Phillies lose 9-8 to Chicago Colts

Famous Birthdays

  • Mordecai Ardon, Israeli painter (d. 1992)

Famous Deaths

  • August Kekule von Stradonitz, German chemist who discovered structure of benzene ring, dies at 66
1896 Highlights

About July 13, 1896

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer