On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1897

Famous Birthdays

  • Erich Loewenhardt, German flying ace of World War I, born in Province of Silesia, Poland (d. 1918)
  • Harald Sæverud, Norwegian composer (Rondo Amoroso; Sinfonia Dolorosa), born in Bergen (d. 1992)
  • Walter Winchell, American journalist, gossip columnist, radio host, and narrator (the Untouchables), born in New York (d. 1972)
1897 Highlights

About April 7, 1897

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries