On This Day

What Happened on February 7, 1897

Famous Birthdays

  • Quincy Porter, American composer, teacher, and Pulitzer Prize winner (1954), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 1966)

Famous Deaths

  • Galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist and electrical engineer, dies at 49
1897 Highlights

About February 7, 1897

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius