What Happened on December 31, 1897

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Brooklyn's last day as a city, it incorporates into NYC (1/1/1898)

Famous Birthdays

  • Rhys Williams, Welsh actor (How Green Was My Valley, Nightmare, Okinawa, Cross My Heart), born in Clydach, Swansea, Wales (d. 1969)