On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1897

Historical Events

  • Anti-Jewish violence breaks out in Bucharest, Romania
  • Belo Horizonte, the first planned city of Brazil, founded
  • Rudolph Dirks' 1st Katzenjammer cartoon strip in NY Journal
1897 Highlights

About December 12, 1897

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius