August – The 1896 Eastern North America heat wave kills 1,500 people from Chicago, Illinois to Boston, Massachusetts. August 1 – The Park Seung-jik Shop, as predecessor of South Korean conglomerate enterprises, Doosan Group founded in former Kingdom of Korea. [page needed]
28 de feb. de 2021 · December 29, 1890: The Wounded Knee Massacre took place in South Dakota when U.S. Cavalry troopers fired on Lakota people who had gathered. The killing of hundreds of unarmed men, women, and children essentially marked the end of Native American resistance to white rule in the West.
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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.
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.
14 de dic. de 2020 · Voting: As of 1896, American citizens in 39 of the then 45 states were able to cast printed ballots in secrecy, and women in the United States did not yet have the right to vote. It wasn’t until August 18, 1920, just before the 1920 election, that the U.S. Congress ratified the 19th amendment to the Constitution, guaranteeing them ...
Mail‐order buying was made even more accessible in 1896 with the first rural free delivery (RFD) service. The variety of foods available also increased dramatically. By the 1880s, Easterners could buy California oranges, Wyoming beef, and fresh milk shipped from rural dairies by rail in refrigerated cars.