On This Day

What Happened on July 10, 1897

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack "Legs" Diamond, American gangster and bootlegger, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1931)
  • Karl Plagge, German officer and Nazi Party member who during World War II used his position as a staff officer in the German Army to employ and protect some 1,240 Jews, born in Darmstadt, Germany (d. 1957)
  • Lloyd Goodrich, American Arts Museum director, born in Nutley, New Jersey (d. 1987)
1897 Highlights

About July 10, 1897

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer