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1896 in Denmark

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1896 in Denmark
Decades:  1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s

Events from the year 1896 in Denmark.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch – Christian IX
  • Prime minister – Tage Reedtz-Thott
  • Events

  • 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.
  • Undated

  • The first registered herd of Danish Landrace pigs is established.
  • Sports

  • 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.
  • Births

  • 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)
  • Deaths

  • 8 June – Johan Frederik Schlegel, lawyer and civil servant (born 1817)
  • 19 August– Julius Lange, art historian (born 1838)
  • References

    1896 in Denmark Wikipedia


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