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1896
   winners of the FA Cup were   
Wednesday
Wednesday 2 Wolverhampton Wanderers 1
1896
   Summer Olympic Games were held in   
Athens
1896
   Wimbledon Men's Singles champion was   
Harold Mahoney
1896
   Wimbledon Ladies' Singles champion was   
Charlotte Cooper
1896
   winner of the US Open Men's Singles was   
Robert Wrenn
d. Fred Hovey 7-5 3-6 6-0 1-6 6-1
1896
   winner of the US Open Women's Singles was   
Elisabeth Moore
1896
      
The Modern Olympic Games Were Started
The first modern Olympiad took place in Athens
1896
      
The US Supreme Court Issued "Plessy V. Ferguson" Decision
Establishes "separate but equal" doctrine
1896
      
The Nobel Prizes Were Established
Alfred Nobel's will established prizes for peace, science and literature
1896
   the winner was   
Ben Brush
Willie Simms
1896
   the winner was   
Harry Vardon
At Muirfield
1896
      
King Gojong Hides in the Russian Legation
Hiding from the Japanese
1896
   Melbourne Cup winner was   
Newhaven
Jockey - H. J. Gardiner, Trainer - Walter Hickenbotham, Owner - W. T. Jones & S. Cooper, Time - 3.28.50
Born Nathan Birnbaum, Jan. 20, 1896 – March 9, 1996, Played God
   are all   
Facts About George Burns
George’s mother’s favorite phrase used to bring him back down to earth when he needed it was, “Nattie, you’re a Schmuck!”
1896
      
Treaty of Addis Ababa
Abrogates the Treaty of Wuchale, formally ends the First Italo–Ethiopian War, and recognizes Ethiopia as an independent state.
Paul Dubois
   created the sculpture   
Baptism of Clovis, 1896
Adelaide Johnson
   created the sculpture   
Susan B. Anthony, 1896
Frederick William MacMonnies
   created the sculpture   
Dancing Bacchante With an Infant Faun, 1896
Olin Levi Warner
   created the sculpture   
Writing, 1896
1896
   is birth year of   
Hanson
Howard, d. 1981
1896
   is birth year of   
Sessions
Roger, d. 1985
1896
   is birth year of   
Thomson
Virgil, d. 1989
1896
   Preakness Stakes winner was   
Margrave
Henry Griffin on board -- Byron McClelland -- August Belmont, Jr. -- 1:51.00
1896
   winner was   
Hastings
Henry Griffin up, Trainer: John J. Hyland, Owner: Blemton Stable -- 2:24.50
Edward White Benson
   was Archbishop of Canterbury from   
1883 - 1896
Translated from Truro; died in office
Frederick Temple
   was Archbishop of Canterbury from   
1896 - 1902
Translated from London; died in office
1896
   was won by   
Royston Crow
Gustavus Briscoe
Utah
   joined the U.S.A in   
1896
January 4, 1896
1896
   the winner was the   
Montreal Victorias
Multiple winners
1896
   the winner was the   
Winnipeg Victorias
Multiple winners
Alfred Austin
   was appointed in   
1896
Appointed by Victoria "The Season: a Satire" "To England"
Troon Burgh
   adopted a policing system in   
1896
Nap Lajoie
   is famous for   
2nd Base, 1896-1916; Hit .422 in 1901
Highest batting average ever
Napoleon Lajoie (1896-1916)
   had the nickname   
“Larry” or “Poli” or “Nap”
José Rizal
   died in   
1896 aged 35 by Spanish Firing Squad
novelist, National Hero of the Philippines Filipino






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