On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1897

Famous Birthdays

  • Alberto [de Almeida] Cavalcanti, Brazilian director (Nicholas Nickleby), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (d. 1982)

Person of interestLouis Buchalter

Louis Buchalter, Jewish-American mobster (Murder, Inc.), born in NYC, New York (d. 1944)


Famous Deaths

  • Ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies
1897 Highlights

About February 6, 1897

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius