On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1897

Historical Events

  • Shinhan Bank, the oldest bank in South Korea, opens in Seoul.

Famous Birthdays

  • Denise Robins, romantic novelist (1st Long Kiss), born in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Constantin von Ettingshausen, Austrian geologist, dies at 70
1897 Highlights

About February 1, 1897

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius