On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1897

Historical Events

  • 1st football game between black colleges-Atlanta U 10, Tuskegee 0

Famous Birthdays

  • Walter Greaza, American actor (Treasury Man, Martin Kane Private Eye), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 1973)
1897 Highlights

About January 1, 1897

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn