1896 was a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar, the 1896th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 896th year of the 2nd millennium, the 96th year of the 19th century, and the 7th year of the 1890s decade.
Historical Events for the Year 1896. 4th January » Utah is admitted as the 45th U.S. state. 5th January » An Austrian newspaper reports that Wilhelm Röntgen has discovered a type of electromagnetic radiation known as radiation later known as X-rays. 16th January » Defeat of Cymru Fydd at South Wales Liberal Federation Annual general meeting called ...
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The presidential campaign of 1896 was one of the most exciting in American history. The central issue was the country’s money supply . An economic depression had begun in 1893, and public opinion—and even the Democratic Party—was split between those who favoured the gold standard and those who favoured free silver , a type of currency inflation, to help alleviate the depression.
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5 de ago. de 2020 · As the presidential election year of 1896 began, things were looking rosy for the Republicans. But the emergence of a brash, young politician, William Jennings Bryan, soon turned the tide.
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May 27 – 1896 St. Louis–East St. Louis tornado: The costliest and third deadliest tornado in U.S. history levels a mile wide swath of downtown St. Louis, Missouri, incurring over $10,000,000 in damages at contemporaneous prices, killing more than 255 and injuring over 1,000 people.
28 de feb. de 2021 · 1896 January 15, 1896: Photographer Mathew Brady died in New York City. April 1896: The first modern Olympic games, the idea of Pierre de Coubertin, are held in Athens, Greece. Historica Graphica Collection/Heritage Images/Getty Images May 18, 1896: The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Plessy v.