On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1897

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur C. Nielsen, American businessman and market researcher (TV's Nielsen's Ratings), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1980)
  • Doris Kenyon, American silent screen actress (Alexander Hamilton), born in Syracuse, New York (d. 1979)
  • Luella Gear, American actress (Joe & Mabel), born in NYC, New York (d. 1980)
  • Morris Carnovsky, American actor (Dead Reckoning), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1992)
1897 Highlights

About September 5, 1897

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo