January 23, 1897: Day of the Week
January 23, 1897 was the 23rd day of the year 1897 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 342 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is samedi.
A person born on this day will be 123 years old today. If that same person saved a Nickel every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $2,187.10 today.
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Here’s the January 1897 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1897 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Aquarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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January 23, 1897 Historical Event(s)
- 1897Elva Zona Heaster is found dead in Greenbrier County, West Virginia. The resulting murder trial of her husband is perhaps the only case in United States history where the alleged testimony of a ghost helped secure a conviction.
Who were born on January 23, 1897?
- 1897Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky, Austrian architect (d. 2000)
- 1897Sir William Samuel Stephenson, Canadian soldier, W.W.II codename, Intrepid. Inspiration for James Bond. (d. 1989)
- 1897Subhas Chandra Bose, Indian independence fighter (d. 1945)
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