On This Day

What Happened on June 20, 1897

Famous Birthdays

  • Cyril Francois, South African cricket all-rounder (5 Tests, 252 runs, 6 wickets), born in Lewisham, England (d. 1944)
  • Elisabeth Hauptmann, German writer (co-author of The Threepenny Opera), born in Peckelsheim, Westphalia, German Empire (d. 1973)
1897 Highlights

About June 20, 1897

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini