On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 1896

Famous Birthdays

  • Cyril Allcott, New Zealand cricket all-rounder (6 Tests, 113 runs @ 22.6, 6 wickets; Auckland), born in Lower Moutere, New Zealand (d. 1973)

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? 125 years and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra