1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap yearstarting on Wednesday (dominical letter ED) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Monday (dominical letter GF) 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 seventh year of the 1890s decade. As of the start of 1896, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localised use until 1918.

Events

January–March

April–June

A picture of the restored Panathenaic Stadium, the site of the 1896 Summer Olympics

July–September

October–December

Model of truckDMG Lastwagen, 1896 in Germany

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Births

January–February

March–April

May–June

July–August

September–October

November–December

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Deaths

January–June

July–December