What Happened on March 17, 1897

Historical Events

Boxing Title Fight

British boxer Bob Fitzsimmons KOs American champion 'Gentleman' Jim Corbett in the 14th round to win World Heavyweight title in Carson City, Nevada

Famous Birthdays

  • Jozef C. Mazur, American stained glass artist and painter (d. 1970)
Born in 1897
1897 Highlights

About March 17, 1897

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 126 years and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces