On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1897

Historical Events

  • Michael Eagan wins 1st US national amateur handball championship

Famous Birthdays

  • Dennis Wheatley, British author (d. 1977)
1897 Highlights

About January 8, 1897

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn