On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 1896

Historical Events

  • The Raines Law is passed by the New York State Legislature, restricting Sunday sale of alcohol to hotels
  • Umberto Giordano's opera "Andrea Chénier" premieres in Milan
1896 Highlights

About March 23, 1896

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries