Historical Events on January 23, 1897

About Jan 23, 1897

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 8 months and 1 day

Historical Events

  • Elva Zona Heaster is found dead in Greenbrier County, West Virginia. Resulting murder trial of her husband perhaps only case in US history where the alleged testimony of a ghost helped secure a conviction.
  • Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Abbey Grange" (BG)