On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 1896

Famous Birthdays

  • André Chéron, French chess and bridge theorist (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? 125 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo