January 5, 1896 in History

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Events in History


InventionScientific Discovery

"Die Presse" newspaper (Germany) publicly announces Wilhelm Röntgen's discovery of X-rays and their potential for new methods of medical diagnoses in a front-page article

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Wilhelm Röntgen
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Wilhelm Röntgen

Birthdays in History

  • Hendrik Algra, Dutch teacher, journalist, historian, and politician (ARP)