On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1897

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Henrik Ibsen's "John Gabriel Borkman" premieres in Helsingfors

Playwright Henrik Ibsen
Henrik Ibsen
  • Ukrainian bacteriologist Wademar Haffkine performs the first human trial for a vaccine for the plague on himself during the Bombay epidemic

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Moeschinger, Swiss composer, born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 1985)
1897 Highlights

About January 10, 1897

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn