On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1897

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederick Stratten Russell, English marine biologist (plankton life history and linked their depth in the seas to light availability helping explain long-term changes in the ecosystem), born in Bridport, Dorset, England (d. 1984)
  • Karel Salmon, Israeli composer, born in Heidelberg, Germany (d. 1974)
1897 Highlights

About November 3, 1897

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio