What Happened on July 16, 1897

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

The South African Committee, investigating the Jameson Raid releases its report finding that it was conducted almost implicitly through the support and encouragement of Cecil Rhodes and the mining houses in the Transvaal

British Businessman and Imperialist Politician Cecil Rhodes
British Businessman and Imperialist Politician
Cecil Rhodes

Famous Deaths

  • Levin Goldschmidt, German business law expert, dies