On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 1897

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Rhys-Davids, English flying ace (WW I), born in Forest Hill, London (d. 1917)

Paul VI

Pope Paul VI [Giovanni Montini], 262nd Roman Catholic pope (1963-78), born in Concesio, Italy (d. 1978)

  • Victor Otto Stomps, German writer and publisher, born in Krefeld, Germany (d. 1970)
  • Wilhelmina Johanna "Willy" Haak, Dutch actress and acting teacher (GoetheJane Eyre), born in Batavia, Dutch East Indies (d. 1968)
1897 Highlights

About September 26, 1897

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra