1896 in Denmark
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List of years in Denmark
Events from the year 1896 in Denmark.
- 25 January – Børsen, then as a four pages weekly newspaper, is published for the first time.
- 1 October – The newspaper Kristeligt Dagblad is published for the first time.
- 14 December – A treaty between Denmark and Portugal is signed, establishing diplomatic relations.
- The first registered herd of Danish Landrace pigs is established.
- 6–15 April – Denmark wins 1 gold medal, two silver medals and three bronze medals at the 1896 Summer Olympics.
- 7 April – Viggo Jensen wins a gold medal in Men's two hand lift and a bronze medal in Men's one hand lift wrestling.
- 0 April – Holger Nielsen wins a bronze medal in Men's sabre fencing.
- 11 April Holger Nielsen wins a silver medal in Men's 30 metre free pistol and a bronze medal in Men's 25 metre rapid fire pistol.
- 12 April – Viggo Jensen wins a bronze medal in Men's 300 metre free rifle, three positions.
- 14–15 August – The 1896 ICA Track Cycling World Championships takes place in Copenahgen.
- 5 January – Eyvind Johan-Svendsen, stage and film actor (died 1946)
- 24 January – Johannes Theodor Suhr, Roman Catholic bishop (died 1997)
- 7 February – Christian Thomas, gymnast (died 1970)
- 4 March – Kai Holm, actor (died 1885)
- 8 April – Einar Juhl, film actor (died 1982)
- 11 June – Julius Bomholt, politician (died 1969)
- 12 August – Ejner Federspiel, actor (died 1981)
- 31 August – Henning Haslund-Christensen, travel writer and anthropologist (died 1948)
- 20 September – Fleming Lynge, screenwriter (died 1970)
- 30 October – Carl Erik Soya, author and dramatist (died 1983)
- 8 June – Johan Frederik Schlegel, lawyer and civil servant (born 1817)
- 19 August– Julius Lange, art historian (born 1838)
- Government of Denmark and Government of Portugal (14 December 1896). "Declaration supplementing provisionally the Declaration of December 14th, 1896, regarding Commercialand Maritime Relations between the two Countries" (PDF). United Nations Treaty Series. United Nations. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 July 2011. Retrieved 21 February 2011.