On This Day

What Happened on May 10, 1897

Famous Birthdays

  • Dalton Parry Conyngham, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1923)
  • Einar Gerhardsen, Prime minister of Norway (d. 1987)
  • Ewart Maurice Levy, 2nd Baronet

Famous Deaths

  • Andrés Bonifacio, Filipino revolutionary leader of 1896 Philippine revolt against Spain, dies at 33
  • William Thomas Best, English organist and composer, dies at 70
1897 Highlights

About May 10, 1897

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus