On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1896

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob O'Farrell, American baseball catcher (World Series, NL MVP 1926, St. Louis Cardinals) and manager (St.L Cardinals, Cincinnati Reds), born in Waukegan, Illinois (d. 1988)
  • Nat Holman, American Basketball HOF coach (NCAA, NIT C'ships 1950 CCNY), born in New York City (d. 1995)
1896 Highlights

About October 19, 1896

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra