On This Day

What Happened on March 13, 1897

Historical Events

  • San Diego State University is founded.

Famous Birthdays

  • Marcel Thiry, Belgian writer and wallon militant, born in Charleroi, Belgium (d. 1977)
  • William Herald, Australian swimmer (Olympic-1920), born in Glebe, New South Wales (d. 1976)
1897 Highlights

About March 13, 1897

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces