July 16, 1897 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History


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

Deaths in History

  • Levin Goldschmidt, German business law expert, dies