On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1896

Historical Events

  • Jules Vandenpeereboom becomes Belgium's minister of War
  • Samuel Pierpont Langley's Number 6 'heavier-than-air' aircraft model flies over 1,500 m (5,000 ft).
1896 Highlights

About November 11, 1896

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 125 years and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio