1896: a big year (the calendars)
we've talked about the publisher volland,
and how it was one house (mainly children's books and postcards)
that seized upon the new principles of japonisme
and created much beauty through it.
with the japonisme in his nature publications, christmas cards,
and calendars, he too became known as avant garde
as did the artists with whom he worked.
from the storm in Central Park,
pushing the city's total for the month to 36.9 inches
and easily beating the previous high of 30.5 inches,
set in March 1896.
rules that segregation is not discriminatory
provided that African Americans
have accommodations equal to those of whites,
establishing the "separate but equal" doctrine.
chekov writes the seagull, and
Oscar Wilde's play Salomé premieres in Paris.
h g wells writes the time machine,
and utah becomes a state.
puccini writes la boheme, and
john philip sousa writes stars and stripes forever.
and Brooks Brothers creates the button-down collar for dress shirts.
and athens holds the first of the modern olympics.