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Historical Events In 1897

Monday, 18 February 2019

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

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

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

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

Jan 08   Michael Eagan wins 1st US national amateur handball championship in the year 1897.  

Jan 09   In the year 1897 luis Gianneo, composer  

Jan 10   On this day in history albert Moeschinger, composer  

Jan 10   On this day in history henrik Ibsen's "John Gabriel Borkman," premieres in Helsingfors  

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

Jan 11   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 6,960-m (22,834') Cerro Aconcagua (Argentina) first climbed  

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

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   On this day in history j Carrol Naish, NYC, actor (Charlie Chan-Adv of Charlie Chan)  

Jan 22   On this day in history josef Stanislav, composer  

Jan 23   Amanda Berry Smith, famous African on this day in history.  

Jan 23   In the year 1897 start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Abbey Grange" (BG)  

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 in the year 1897.  

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

Jan 27   On this day in history british troops occupy Bida Gold Coast (Ghana)  

Jan 28   In the year 1897 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   John Cottam, cricket (Test for Aust 1897, no Sheffield matches), dies on this day in history.  

Feb 01   In the year 1897 denise Robins, London, romantic novelist (1st Long Kiss)  

Feb 01   On this day in history shinhan Bank, the oldest bank in South Korea, opens in Seoul.  

Feb 02   The Pennsylvania state capitol in Harrisburg is destroyed by fire on this day in history.  

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

Feb 05   On this day in history dirk U Stikker, director (Heineken)/Dutch foreign minister/NATO  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1897

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1897 birth of walter Greaza, St Paul Minn, actor (Martin Kane Private Eye)  

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

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

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

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

Jan 05   Theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Lady Fanny, Bel Ami) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1897 birth of dennis Wheatley, British author (d. 1977)  

Famous Deaths In 1897

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 12   On this day in history death of isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813)  

Jan 30   On this day in history john Cottam, cricket (Test for Aust 1897, no Sheffield matches), dies  

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

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

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

Feb 07   On this day in history galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (Ferrari), dies at 49  

Feb 19   Karl T Weierstrass, German mathematician, dies at 81 in the year 1897.  

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

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