What Happened on August 11, 1897

Famous Birthdays

Enid Blyton (1897-1968)

English children's writer, fifth most popular author in the world (Famous Five, Secret Seven, The Adventure), born in London, England

  • Louise Bogan, American poet and critic (Sleeping Fury), born in Maine (d. 1970)
Born in 1897
1897 Highlights

About August 11, 1897

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo