On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 1896

Famous Birthdays

  • Cyril Allcott, cricketer (NZ all-rounder in their early Tests)

Person of interestElijah Muhammad

Elijah Muhammad [Elijah Robert Poole], American religious leader (Nation of Islam), born in Sandersville, Georgia (d. 1975)

Religious Leader Elijah Muhammad
Religious Leader
Elijah Muhammad

1896 Highlights

About October 7, 1896

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra