On This Day

What Happened on September 21, 1897

Historical Events

  • NY Sun runs famous "Yes, Virginia there is a Santa Claus" editorial

Famous Deaths

  • Wilhelm Wattenbach, German historian (b. 1819)
1897 Highlights

About September 21, 1897

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 123 years and 7 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo