On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 1897

Famous Birthdays

  • Josephine "Mama Jo" Riley Matthews, African-American midwife (SC)
  • Louis Aragon, French poet and writer (Les Lettres françaises, Pour un réalisme socialiste), born in Paris, France (d. 1982)
1897 Highlights

About October 3, 1897

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 124 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra