On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 1897

Famous Birthdays

  • John Frederick Coots, American songwriter, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1985)

Famous Deaths

  • William Cleaver Francis Robinson, composer, dies at 63
1897 Highlights

About May 2, 1897

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus