What Happened on June 7, 1896

Famous Birthdays

  • Douglas Campbell, American aviator and World War I flying ace, born in San Francisco, California (d. 1990)

Imre Nagy (1896-1958)

Hungarian communist and Prime Minister of Hungary (1953-56), born in Kaposvár, Hungary

  • Robert S. Mulliken, American chemist and physicist (Nobel 1966), born in Newburyport, Massachusetts (d. 1986)
  • Vivien Kellems, American industrialist, who battled the Federal tax system as discriminatory against single people, born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 1975)
Born in 1896

Famous Deaths

  • Pavlos Carrer, Greek composer (Isabella d'Aspeno), dies at 67
  • Wyatt Eaton, Canadian-American artist, dies from tuberculosis at 47
1896 Highlights

About June 7, 1896

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini