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Historical Events In 1897

Thursday, 20 February 2020

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

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   On this day in history luis Gianneo, composer  

Jan 10   On this day in history albert Moeschinger, composer  

Jan 10   Henrik Ibsen's "John Gabriel Borkman," premieres in Helsingfors on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history m H Cannon becomes 1st woman state senator in US (Utah)  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 19   On this day in history natacha Rambova, Salt Lake City UT, costume designer  

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

Jan 21   On this day in history j Carrol Naish, NYC, actor (Charlie Chan-Adv of Charlie Chan)  

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

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

Jan 23   Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Abbey Grange" (BG) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 28   Valentin Katayev, Odessa Ukraine, novelist/playwright (Embezzled) on this day in history.  

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   Denise Robins, London, romantic novelist (1st Long Kiss) on this day in history.  

Feb 01   In the year 1897 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   Dirk U Stikker, director (Heineken)/Dutch foreign minister/NATO on this day in history.  

Feb 05   In the year 1897 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 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 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Lady Fanny, Bel Ami) was born in the year 1897.  

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

Jan 08   Dennis Wheatley, British author (d. 1977) was born in the year 1897.  

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   In the year 1897 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   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 in the year 1897.  

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

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

Feb 23   On this day in history woldemar Bargiel, composer, dies at 68  

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