1896

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1896 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1896
MDCCCXCVI
Ab urbe condita 2649
Armenian calendar 1345
ԹՎ ՌՅԽԵ
Assyrian calendar 6646
Bahá'í calendar 52–53
Bengali calendar 1303
Berber calendar 2846
British Regnal year 59 Vict. 1 – 60 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar 2440
Burmese calendar 1258
Byzantine calendar 7404–7405
Chinese calendar 乙未(Wood Goat)
4592 or 4532
    — to —
丙申年 (Fire Monkey)
4593 or 4533
Coptic calendar 1612–1613
Discordian calendar 3062
Ethiopian calendar 1888–1889
Hebrew calendar 5656–5657
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1952–1953
 - Shaka Samvat 1818–1819
 - Kali Yuga 4997–4998
Holocene calendar 11896
Igbo calendar 896–897
Iranian calendar 1274–1275
Islamic calendar 1313–1314
Japanese calendar Meiji 29
(明治29年)
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4229
Minguo calendar 16 before ROC
民前16年
Thai solar calendar 2439


Year 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar and a leap year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

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

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Slee, Christopher (1994). The Guinness Book of Lasts. Enfield: Guinness Publishing. ISBN 0-85112-783-5. 
  2. ^ Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 324–325. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2. 
  3. ^ Dow Record Book Adds Another First. Philly.com. Retrieved 2013-07-08.
  4. ^ HMDB.org
  5. ^ Query.nytimes.com
  6. ^ Gendisasters.com