On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1897

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Wagner, American actor (The Razor's Edge, Under Two Flags, Jive Junction), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1965)
  • Theo Mackeben, German pianist & composer (Lady Fanny, Bel Ami), born in Starogard Gdański, Poland (d. 1953)
1897 Highlights

About January 5, 1897

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn