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Historical Events In 1897

Sunday, 16 June 2019

Jan 01   Brooklyn merges with New York to form present City of New York on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 09   On this day in history luis Gianneo, composer  

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

Jan 12   On this day in history hendrik J Valk, painter/cartoonist/graphic artist  

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

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

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   Natacha Rambova, Salt Lake City UT, costume designer in the year 1897.  

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

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

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

Feb 01   In the year 1897 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   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 in the year 1897.  

Feb 05   On this day in history hoss Radbourn, pitcher won 60 games in 1884, dies at 42  

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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   On this day in history birth of jim Londos, Greek wrestler (d. 1975)  

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

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   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   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 in the year 1897.  

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   On this day in history karl T Weierstrass, German mathematician, dies at 81  

Feb 23   Woldemar Bargiel, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1897.  

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