On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1896

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

1st auto (Karl Benz) arrives in Netherlands

Automobile Engineer and Inventor Karl Benz
Automobile Engineer and Inventor
Karl Benz

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Balcon, producer/father of Jill Balcon, born in Birmingham, England
1896 Highlights

About May 19, 1896

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

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus