On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 1896

Famous Birthdays

  • A. J. Cronin, Scottish writer (Citadel, Shining Victory), born in Cardross (d. 1981)
  • Juano Hernandez, Puerto Rican stage and film actor (St Louis Blues; Stars In My Crown), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico (d. 1970)

Famous Deaths

  • Abraham H. Cannon, American Mormon apostle (b. 1859)
1896 Highlights

About July 19, 1896

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

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer