On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1897

Famous Birthdays

  • Lazar Weiner, Russian-born American composer, born in Cherkasy, Russian Empire (d. 1982)

Famous Deaths

  • Francis Turner Palgrave, English poet (Golden Treasury), dies at 73
1897 Highlights

About October 24, 1897

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 1 month and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio