What Happened on June 12, 1897

Historical Events

  • Possibly the most severe quake in history strikes Assam, India, Shock waves felt over an area size of Europe (low mortality rate given size of earthquake, 1,500 casualties).

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexandre Tansman, Polish composer (Dyptique), born in Łódź, Poland (d. 1986)

Anthony EdenAnthony Eden (1897-1977)

British Prime Minister (Conservative: 1955-57) and Foreign Secretary, born in Rushyford, England

Born in 1897
1897 Highlights

About June 12, 1897

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini