On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 1896

Historical Events

  • Tsunami strikes Shinto festival on beach at Sanriku, Japan; 27,000 are killed, 9,000 injured and 13,000 houses destroyed
1896 Highlights

About June 15, 1896

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini