On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1897

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Woodfull, Australian cricketer (Australian captain in the Bodyline series), born in Maldon, Australia (d. 1965)
  • Elizabeth Bergner, Austrian actress (Catherine the Great), born in Drohobycz, Galicia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1986)
1897 Highlights

About August 22, 1897

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 1 month and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo