What Happened on September 8, 1897

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jimmie Rodgers [James Charles], American country singer and singing brakeman, born in Meridian, Mississippi (d. 1933)

Country Singer Jimmie Rodgers
Country Singer
Jimmie Rodgers

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Confederate General James Longstreet (76) weds Helen Dortch (34) at the governor's mansion in Atlanta, Georgia

Confederate General James Longstreet
Confederate General
James Longstreet