On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 1897

Famous Birthdays

  • Tadeusz Reichstein, Swiss chemist (Nobel 1950)

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Ingelow, English poet (b. 1820)
  • Philip Dale Roddey, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 71
1897 Highlights

About July 20, 1897

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer