On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1896

Famous Birthdays

  • Blanche Sweet, American actress (Home Sweet Home, Avenging Conscience), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1986)
  • Cota Ramaswami, cricketer (Davis Cup for India 1922, Test 1936)
  • Philip Barry, American dramatist (Philadelphia Story)
1896 Highlights

About June 18, 1896

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini