On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 1897

Historical Events

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

Treaty of Interest

France signs treaty with Emperor Menelik II of Abyssinia

Famous Deaths

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

About March 20, 1897

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces