On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 1897

Famous Birthdays

  • Fred Enke, American College basketball coach (University of Arizona 1925–1961, record 522–344), born in Olmsted County, Minnesota (d. 1985)

Famous Deaths

  • Félix Godefroid, Belgian harpist and composer, dies at 78
1897 Highlights

About July 12, 1897

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer