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Historical Events In 1897

Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Jan 01   Brooklyn merges with New York to form present City of New York in the year 1897.  

Jan 03   In the year 1897 marion Davies, [Marion Cecelia Douras], Bkln, actress (Operator 13)  

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

Jan 06   Billy Greene, actor (Burton-One Man's Family) in the year 1897.  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1897 luis Gianneo, composer  

Jan 10   Albert Moeschinger, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Henrik Ibsen's "John Gabriel Borkman," premieres in Helsingfors in the year 1897.  

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

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

Jan 12   In the year 1897 hendrik J Valk, painter/cartoonist/graphic artist  

Jan 14   In the year 1897 6,960-m (22,834') Cerro Aconcagua (Argentina) 1st climbed  

Jan 14   6,960-m (22,834') Cerro Aconcagua (Argentina) first climbed in the year 1897.  

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

Jan 17   Nils Asther, Malmö Sweden, actor (Bluebeard, Night Monster) on this day in history.  

Jan 19   In the year 1897 natacha Rambova, Salt Lake City UT, costume designer  

Jan 20   Mae Busch, Australian/US actress (Cowboy Socialist) on this day in history.  

Jan 21   J Carrol Naish, NYC, actor (Charlie Chan-Adv of Charlie Chan) on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1897.  

Jan 23   Start of Sherlock Holmes "The Adventure of the Abbey Grange" (BG) in the year 1897.  

Jan 26   Battle at Bida Gold Coast British troops beat Nupe's army in the year 1897.  

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) in the year 1897.  

Jan 28   In the year 1897 valentin Katayev, Odessa Ukraine, novelist/playwright (Embezzled)  

Jan 29   In the year 1897 ishbel, Lady Aberdeen, wife of the Governor General, helps found the Victorian Order of Nurses at the request of the National Council of Women  

Jan 30   John Cottam, cricket (Test for Aust 1897, no Sheffield matches), dies on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history denise Robins, London, romantic novelist (1st Long Kiss)  

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

Feb 02   On this day in history the Pennsylvania state capitol in Harrisburg is destroyed by fire.  

Feb 04   On this day in history ludwig Erhard, chancellor of Germany (CDU)  

Feb 05   Dirk U Stikker, director (Heineken)/Dutch foreign minister/NATO on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of walter Greaza, St Paul Minn, actor (Martin Kane Private Eye)  

Jan 02   Jim Londos, Greek wrestler (d. 1975) was born in the year 1897.  

Jan 03   Marion Davies, [Marion Cecelia Douras], Bkln, actress (Operator 13) was born in the year 1897.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of pola Negri, [Barbara A Chalupec], Polish/US actress (Madame Bovary)  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Lady Fanny, Bel Ami)  

Jan 06   Billy Greene, actor (Burton-One Man's Family) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of dennis Wheatley, British author (d. 1977)  

Famous Deaths In 1897

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 12   Isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813) died in the year 1897.  

Jan 30   John Cottam, cricket (Test for Aust 1897, no Sheffield matches), dies on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Constantin von Ettingshausen, Austrian geologist (b. 1826) died on this day in history.  

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

Feb 06   In the year 1897 ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies  

Feb 07   Galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (Ferrari), dies at 49 on this day in history.  

Feb 19   In the year 1897 karl T Weierstrass, German mathematician, dies at 81  

Feb 23   In the year 1897 woldemar Bargiel, composer, dies at 68  

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