What Happened on December 6, 1897

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • John Fernström, Swedish violinist, conductor (Nordic Youth Orchestra), and composer (Concertino for Flute, Women's Choir and Chamber Orchestra), born in Yichang, China (d. 1961)
  • Oscar Walter Cisek, Romanian writer and diplomat, born in Bucharest (d. 1966)
Born in 1897
1897 Highlights

About December 6, 1897

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius