What Happened on August 12, 1897

Famous Birthdays

  • Manuel Blancafort, Spanish-Catalan pianist and composer, born in La Garriga, Spain (d. 1987)
  • Otto Struve, Russian-American astronomer (discoveries in stellar spectroscopy at Yerkes observatory), born in Dorpat, Russian Empire (d. 1963)
  • Ramón González Barrón, Spanish composer, born in Villanueva del Campo, Spain (d. 1987)
Born in 1897
1897 Highlights

About August 12, 1897

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo