1896

This page lists news articles and events for the year 1896.

Events that happen on the specified date are listed under Events: entries. News articles that were published on the specified date are listed under News: entries. Events that only happened in fiction on the specified date are listed under Fiction: entries and are written in italics.

Undated

  • Event: Panic of 1896 - acute Economic Depression grips the United States for several months, lasting till after the discovery of Gold in the Yukon and the election of William McKinley.
  • Event: Publication of The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book by Fannie Merritt Farmer, an influential cook book that attempted to standardize cooking measurements to create a common vocabulary of cooking.
  • Event: Lt. James A. Moss leads his eight-man bicycle infantry corps on an 800-mile expedition to Yellowstone and back.

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