On This Day

What Happened on March 19, 1897

Famous Birthdays

  • Betty Compson, American actress (Big City, Docks Of New York), born in Beaver, Utah (d. 1974)
  • Liam O'Flaherty, Irish writer, born in Inishmore, Aran Islands (d. 1984)

Famous Deaths

  • Antoine T. d'Abbadie, French explorer (Ethiopia), dies at 87
1897 Highlights

About March 19, 1897

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces