On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 1896

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerardo Diego, Spanish poet (Versos humanos), born in Santander, Spain (d. 1987)

Famous Deaths

  • William Morris, artist and writer associated with Arts and Crafts movement, dies at 62 London
1896 Highlights

About October 3, 1896

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 125 years and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra