On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1897

Historical Events

  • Activist Marguerite Durand founds the feminist daily newspaper, La Fronde in Paris.

Famous Birthdays

  • Hermione Ferdinanda Gingold, British actress (Gigi, Music Man), born in London, England (d. 1987)
1897 Highlights

About December 9, 1897

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius