1896 (MDCCCXCVI) 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. As of the start of 1896, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Events

January–March

April–June

July–September

October–December

Date unknown

Births

January–February

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

March–April

May–June

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Model of truck DMG Lastwagen, 1896 in Germany

July–August

September–October

November–December

Date unknown

Deaths

January–June

July–December