What Happened on July 16, 1897

Historical Events

Report on the Jameson Raid

The South African Committee, investigating the Jameson Raid releases its report finding that it was conducted almost implicitly through the support and encouragement of Cecil Rhodes and the mining houses in the Transvaal

Famous Deaths

  • Levin Goldschmidt, German business law expert, dies at 1897
1897 Highlights

About July 16, 1897

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer