On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1897

Famous Deaths

  • Marshall Newell, American College Football Hall of Fame tackle (Harvard; All-American 1890-93) and coach (Cornell, Tufts), dies in a railroad accident at 26
1897 Highlights

About December 24, 1897

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn