On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1897

Famous Deaths

  • Alvan Graham Clark, American telescope maker and astronomer (Sirius B), dies 3 weeks after 1st use of Yerkes 40" lens at 64
1897 Highlights

About June 9, 1897

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini