On This Day

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, Prime Minister of Hungary (1953-56), born in Kaposvár, Hungary (d. 1958)
  • 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)

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? 125 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini