What Happened on October 6, 1896

Historical Events

Historic Event

Filipino nationalist Jose Rizal is arrested en route to Cuba via Spain and imprisoned in Barcelona

Famous Birthdays

  • Frutuoso de Lima Viana, Brazilian pianist and composer, born in Itajubá, Brazil (d. 1976)
  • Otto Siegl, Austrian composer, born in Graz (d. 1978)
1896 Highlights

About October 6, 1896

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra