On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1897

Famous Birthdays

  • Doc Alexander, American College Football Hall of Fame guard (Syracuse; All Pro 1921, 22; Rochester Jeffersons; NFL C'ship 1925; NY Giants), born in Silver Creek, New York (d. 1975)
  • Willem H van de Pol, Dutch theologist (Christian Dilemma)
1897 Highlights

About April 1, 1897

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries