On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 1896

Famous Birthdays

  • André Chéron, French chess and bridge theorist (d. 1980)

Famous Deaths

  • Antônio Carlos Gomez, Brazilian opera composer, 1st from New World to be successful in Europe, dies at 60
1896 Highlights

About September 16, 1896

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo