On This Day

What Happened on May 20, 1897

Historical Events

Sports History

British Open Men's Golf, Royal Liverpool GC: English amateur Harold Hilton wins 2nd Open title by 1 stroke from Scot James Braid

Famous Birthdays

  • Diego Abad de Santillán, Spanish anarchist (d. 1983)
1897 Highlights

About May 20, 1897

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus