What Happened on June 19, 1897

Historical Events

  • MLB Baltimore Orioles outfielder Wee Willie Keeler's then-record 44 game hitting streak ends
  • US National Championship Women's Tennis: 1895 title holder Juliette Atkinson beats defending champion Elisabeth Moore 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 3-6, 6-3

Famous Birthdays

Moe HowardMoe Howard (1897-1975)

American actor and comedian (The 3 Stooges), born in Brooklyn, New York

Born in 1897

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Boycott, Irish estate manager (whose workers refused to work for him amid Irish rent and land issues, origin of the term "boycott"), dies at 65

About June 19, 1897

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini