On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1896

Famous Birthdays

  • Nat Holman, basketball coach (CCNY)

Famous Deaths

  • FĂ©lix Tisserand, French Astronomer, dies at 51
1896 Highlights

About October 20, 1896

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra