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Historical Events In 1897

Wednesday, 08 July 2020

Jan 01   In the year 1897 brooklyn merges with New York to form present City of New York  

Jan 03   On this day in history marion Davies, [Marion Cecelia Douras], Bkln, actress (Operator 13)  

Jan 05   Jack Wagner, OH, actor (Jive Junction) in the year 1897.  

Jan 06   In the year 1897 billy Greene, actor (Burton-One Man's Family)  

Jan 08   Michael Eagan wins 1st US national amateur handball championship on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Luis Gianneo, composer in the year 1897.  

Jan 10   Albert Moeschinger, composer in the year 1897.  

Jan 10   Henrik Ibsen's "John Gabriel Borkman," premieres in Helsingfors on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1897 m H Cannon becomes 1st woman state senator in US (Utah)  

Jan 11   In the year 1897 m H Cannon becomes first woman state senator in US (Utah)  

Jan 12   Hendrik J Valk, painter/cartoonist/graphic artist on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history 6,960-m (22,834') Cerro Aconcagua (Argentina) 1st climbed  

Jan 14   6,960-m (22,834') Cerro Aconcagua (Argentina) first climbed on this day in history.  

Jan 16   John Dewey's essay "My Pedagogic Creed" appears in School Journal in the year 1897.  

Jan 17   On this day in history nils Asther, Malmö Sweden, actor (Bluebeard, Night Monster)  

Jan 19   On this day in history natacha Rambova, Salt Lake City UT, costume designer  

Jan 20   In the year 1897 mae Busch, Australian/US actress (Cowboy Socialist)  

Jan 21   J Carrol Naish, NYC, actor (Charlie Chan-Adv of Charlie Chan) in the year 1897.  

Jan 22   Josef Stanislav, composer in the year 1897.  

Jan 23   On this day in history amanda Berry Smith, famous African  

Jan 23   Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Abbey Grange" (BG) on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Start of Sherlock Holmes "The Adventure of the Abbey Grange" (BG) on this day in history.  

Jan 26   Battle at Bida Gold Coast British troops beat Nupe's army on this day in history.  

Jan 26   Battle at Bida Gold Coast: British troops beat Nupe's army on this day in history.  

Jan 27   British troops occupy Bida Gold Coast (Ghana) on this day in history.  

Jan 28   On this day in history valentin Katayev, Odessa Ukraine, novelist/playwright (Embezzled)  

Jan 29   Ishbel, Lady Aberdeen, wife of the Governor General, helps found the Victorian Order of Nurses at the request of the National Council of Women on this day in history.  

Jan 30   In the year 1897 john Cottam, cricket (Test for Aust 1897, no Sheffield matches), dies  

Feb 01   Denise Robins, London, romantic novelist (1st Long Kiss) on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Shinhan Bank, the oldest bank in South Korea, opens in Seoul in the year 1897.  

Feb 02   The Pennsylvania state capitol in Harrisburg is destroyed by fire in the year 1897.  

Feb 04   Ludwig Erhard, chancellor of Germany (CDU) in the year 1897.  

Feb 05   Dirk U Stikker, director (Heineken)/Dutch foreign minister/NATO in the year 1897.  

Feb 05   Hoss Radbourn, pitcher won 60 games in 1884, dies at 42 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1897

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Walter Greaza, St Paul Minn, actor (Martin Kane Private Eye) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1897 birth of jim Londos, Greek wrestler (d. 1975)  

Jan 03   Marion Davies, [Marion Cecelia Douras], Bkln, actress (Operator 13) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Pola Negri, [Barbara A Chalupec], Polish/US actress (Madame Bovary) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1897 birth of jack Wagner, OH, actor (Jive Junction)  

Jan 05   In the year 1897 birth of theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Lady Fanny, Bel Ami)  

Jan 06   In the year 1897 birth of billy Greene, actor (Burton-One Man's Family)  

Jan 08   Dennis Wheatley, British author (d. 1977) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1897

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 12   Isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813) died on this day in history.  

Jan 30   John Cottam, cricket (Test for Aust 1897, no Sheffield matches), dies in the year 1897.  

Feb 01   On this day in history death of constantin von Ettingshausen, Austrian geologist (b. 1826)  

Feb 05   Hoss Radbourn, pitcher won 60 games in 1884, dies at 42 in the year 1897.  

Feb 06   Ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies in the year 1897.  

Feb 07   In the year 1897 galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (Ferrari), dies at 49  

Feb 19   Karl T Weierstrass, German mathematician, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Feb 23   Woldemar Bargiel, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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