On This Day

What Happened on September 20, 1897

Famous Birthdays

  • Efim Golishev, Ukrainian painter and composer, born in Kherson, Ukraine (d. 1970)
  • Kermit Maynard, American cowboy actor (Valley of Terror, Saturday Roundup), born in Vevay, Indiana (d. 1971)

Famous Deaths

  • Karel Bendl, Czech composer, dies at 59
1897 Highlights

About September 20, 1897

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo