On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 1897

Famous Birthdays

  • Hovhannes Bagramyan, Soviet military commander and Marshal of the Soviet Union of Armenian origin, born in Yelizavetpol, Elisabethpol Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1982)
  • Rewi Alley, New Zealand writer (Americans in China), born in Springfield, Canterbury, New Zealand (d. 1987)
1897 Highlights

About December 2, 1897

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius