What Happened on September 2, 1896

Famous Birthdays

  • Amanda Randolph, American jazz and blues piano player and singer; stage, radio, and screen actress (The Laytons; Amos 'n Andy - "Ramona"; Danny Thomas Show - "Louise"), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1967)

Famous Deaths

  • Nat Thomson, Australian cricket all-rounder (2 Tests, 1st batsman dismissed in first Test match 1877), dies at 57
1896 Highlights

About September 2, 1896

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 126 years and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo