On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1896

Historical Events

  • J H Hunter patents portable weighing scales
  • Martha Hughes Cannon of Utah elected 1st female state senator in the US

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

William McKinley (R) defeats William Jennings Bryan (D) for president

25th US President William McKinley
25th US President
William McKinley
US Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan
US Secretary of State
William Jennings Bryan

Famous Birthdays

  • Gustaf Tenggren, Swedish-American artist and chief illustrator for The Walt Disney Company during the 1930s (Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Fantasia, Bambi, Pinocchio), born in Västra Götaland County, Sweden (d. 1970)
1896 Highlights

About November 3, 1896

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio