On This Day

What Happened on September 23, 1897

Historical Events

  • 1st frontier days rodeo celebration (Cheyene Wyoming)

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul Delvaux, Belgian surrealist painter, born in Wanze, Belgium (d. 1994)
  • Walter Pidgeon, Canadian actor (Mrs Miniver, Madame Curie), born in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada (d. 1984)
1897 Highlights

About September 23, 1897

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra