On This Day

What Happened on October 30, 1896

Famous Birthdays

  • Anatoly Novikov, Soviet composer (d. 1984)
  • Kostas Karyotakis, Greek poet, born in Tripoli, Greece (d. 1928)
  • Rex Cherryman, American actor (Camille, The Sunshine Trail, In for Thirty Days), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan (d. 1928)
  • Ruth Gordon, American actress (Rosemary's Baby, Harold & Maude), born in Quincy, Massachusetts (d. 1985)
1896 Highlights

About October 30, 1896

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio