On This Day

July 1, 1896 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Harbor of Ymuiden opens in the Netherlands

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Wilfrid Laurier sworn in as 1st French speaking Prime Minister of Canada

Prime Minister of Canada Wilfrid Laurier
Prime Minister of Canada
Wilfrid Laurier

Deaths in History


Person of interestHarriet Beecher Stowe

Harriet Beecher Stowe, American author (Uncle Tom's Cabin), dies at 85

Abolitionist and Author Harriet Beecher Stowe
Abolitionist and Author
Harriet Beecher Stowe

1896 in History