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Historical Events In 1897

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

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

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

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

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

Jan 08   On this day in history michael Eagan wins 1st US national amateur handball championship  

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

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 in the year 1897.  

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

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

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

Jan 20   On this day in history mae Busch, Australian/US actress (Cowboy Socialist)  

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

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

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

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) 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   Ishbel, Lady Aberdeen, wife of the Governor General, helps found the Victorian Order of Nurses at the request of the National Council of Women in the year 1897.  

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) in the year 1897.  

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

Feb 02   In the year 1897 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   Walter Greaza, St Paul Minn, actor (Martin Kane Private Eye) was born in the year 1897.  

Jan 02   Jim Londos, Greek wrestler (d. 1975) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   In the year 1897 death of isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813)  

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

Feb 01   In the year 1897 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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