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What Happened on September 11, 1897

Historical Events


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After months of pursuit, generals of Menelik II of Ethiopia capture Gaki Sherocho, the last king of Kaffa, bringing an end to that ancient kingdom.

Emperor of Ethiopia Menelik II
Emperor of Ethiopia
Menelik II

1897 Highlights

About September 11, 1897

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo