What Happened on September 16, 1896

Famous Birthdays

  • André Chéron, French chess player (French Champion, 1926, 1927 & 1929) and endgame theorist, born in Colombes, France (d. 1980)

Famous Deaths

  • Antônio Carlos Gomes, Brazilian opera composer, first from outside of Europe have a successful career in Italy, dies at 60
1896 Highlights

About September 16, 1896

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo