On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 1897

Historical Events

  • 1st US orthodox Jewish Rabbinical seminary (RIETS) incorporates in NY

AgreementTreaty of Interest

France signs treaty with Emperor Menelik II of Abyssinia

Emperor of Ethiopia Menelik II
Emperor of Ethiopia
Menelik II

Famous Deaths

  • Apollon Maykov, Russian poet, dies at 76
1897 Highlights

About March 20, 1897

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces