On This Day

What Happened on November 15, 1897

Famous Birthdays

  • Aneurin Bevan, British politician (d. 1960)
  • Sacheverell Sitwell, English author (People's Palace), born in Scarborough, England (d. 1988)

Famous Deaths

  • John Mercer Langston, 1st African-American to hold US political office, dies at 67
1897 Highlights

About November 15, 1897

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio