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Historical Events In 1897

Thursday, 19 May 2022

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   Jack Wagner, OH, actor (Jive Junction) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1897 albert Moeschinger, composer  

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

Jan 11   M H Cannon becomes 1st woman state senator in US (Utah) on this day in history.  

Jan 11   M H Cannon becomes first woman state senator in US (Utah) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1897.  

Jan 19   Natacha Rambova, Salt Lake City UT, costume designer on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Mae Busch, Australian/US actress (Cowboy Socialist) in the year 1897.  

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

Jan 22   Josef Stanislav, composer on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes "The Adventure of the Abbey Grange" (BG)  

Jan 26   On this day in history battle at Bida Gold Coast British troops beat Nupe's army  

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

Jan 27   British troops occupy Bida Gold Coast (Ghana) in the year 1897.  

Jan 28   Valentin Katayev, Odessa Ukraine, novelist/playwright (Embezzled) in the year 1897.  

Jan 29   On this day in history 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 in the year 1897.  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 01   In the year 1897 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   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 in the year 1897.  

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

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