On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1897

Historical Events

  • 6,960 m (22,834 ft) Cerro Aconcagua (Argentina) 1st climbed by European expedition led by British mountaineer Edward FitzGerald

Famous Birthdays

  • Hasso von Manteuffel, German WWII general (5th Panzer Army) and politician, born in Potsdam, Germany (d. 1978)
1897 Highlights

About January 14, 1897

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn