What Happened on July 13, 1896

Historical Events

  • Philadelphia outfielder Ed Delahanty becomes second major leaguer to hit 4 HRs in a game as Phillies lose 9-8 to Chicago Colts at the West Side Grounds, Chicago

Famous Birthdays

  • Mordecai Ardon, Israeli painter (d. 1992)
Born in 1896

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? 126 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer