On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1896

Famous Birthdays

  • Adolph Hallis, South African pianist and composer, born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa (d. 1987)
  • Mao Dun [Shen Dehong], Chinese writer (Midnight), born in Tongxiang, China (d. 1981)
1896 Highlights

About July 4, 1896

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer