What Happened on November 22, 1896

Famous Birthdays

  • Mario Labroca, Italian composer, born in Rome (d. 1973)

Famous Deaths

  • George Washington Gale Ferris Jr., American engineer and inventor (Ferris Wheel), dies of typhoid fever at 37
  • Leon Leopold Lewandoski, Polish composer, dies at 65
  • Vicente Riva Palacio, Mexican Liberal politician, military leader and writer (Governor of the State of Mexico), dies at 64
1896 Highlights

About November 22, 1896

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius