On This Day

What Happened on December 29, 1897

Famous Birthdays

  • Hermann Heiss, German composer, born in Darmstadt (d. 1966)

Famous Deaths

  • William James Linton, American wood engraver and political reformer. (b. 1812)
1897 Highlights

About December 29, 1897

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn