On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1897

Historical Events

  • London becomes the world's first city to host licenced taxicabs

Famous Birthdays

  • John Axel Fernstrom, Swedish composer, born in Yichang, China (d. 1961)
  • Oscar Walter Cisek, Romanian writer and diplomat, born in Bucharest (d. 1966)
1897 Highlights

About December 6, 1897

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 124 years and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius