On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 1897

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPaavo Nurmi

Paavo Nurmi, Finnish middle & long distance runner (9 Olympic gold 1920, 24, 28), born in Turku, Finland (d. 1973)

Runner nicknamed the
Runner nicknamed the "Flying Finn"
Paavo Nurmi

1897 Highlights

About June 13, 1897

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini