What Happened on July 18, 1897

Historical Events

  • Cap Anson is 1st to get 3,000 hits

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernest Eldridge, British auto racer (world land speed record 1924 at Arpajon, France; 1 mile −145.89 mph), born in Hampstead, London (d. 1935)
  • Stephen Gill Spottswood, American African Methodist Episcopal Zion bishop, and civil rights leader (NAACP Chairman, 1961-74), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1974)
Born in 1897
1897 Highlights

About July 18, 1897

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer