On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 1896

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Queen Victoria surpasses her grandfather King George III as the (then) longest reigning monarch in British history

Queen of the United Kingdom Queen Victoria
Queen of the United Kingdom
Queen Victoria
King of Great Britain, Ireland and Hanover George III
King of Great Britain, Ireland and Hanover
George III

Famous Birthdays

  • Henry Segrave, British racing driver (d. 1930)
1896 Highlights

About September 22, 1896

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo