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Historical Events In 1897

Sunday, 23 February 2020

Nov 20   On this day in history lores Bonney, aviator  

Nov 23   On this day in history andrew J Beard invents "jerry coupler," to connect railroad cars  

Nov 23   Eli Olds of Lansing, Michigan, is issued a U.S. patent for his "motor carriage," a gasoline-powered vehicle that he constructed the year before in the year 1897.  

Nov 24   In the year 1897 canadian Intercollegiate Rugby Football Union forms in Kingston  

Nov 25   On this day in history spain grants Puerto Rico autonomy  

Nov 28   On this day in history uno Choyo, writer  

Nov 29   In the year 1897 1st motorcycle race (Surrey England)  

Nov 29   Emiel van Hemeldonck, Belgian writer (Little Emperor) on this day in history.  

Nov 30   On this day in history abraham C Wertheim, Dutch banker/MP (Lib), dies at 64  

Nov 30   On this day in history andreas Nezertis, composer  

Dec 01   On this day in history manuel A Neat, Curacaos author (Nobleza di Coerazon)  

Dec 02   On this day in history rewi Alley, NZ, writer (Americans in China)  

Dec 03   Kate O'Brien, Irish writer (Without My Cloak) on this day in history.  

Dec 04   On this day in history mari Andriessen, Dutch sculptor (Dock Worker)  

Dec 06   On this day in history john Axel Fernstrom, composer  

Dec 06   In the year 1897 london becomes the world's first city to host licenced taxicabs.  

Dec 08   In the year 1897 leslie Heward, composer  

Dec 09   On this day in history activist Marguerite Durand founds the feminist daily newspaper, La Fronde in Paris.  

Dec 09   Hermione Gingold, London England, actress (Gigi, Music Man) on this day in history.  

Dec 10   On this day in history karl H Waggerl, Austria writer (Power of Love)  

Dec 12   Anti-Jewish violence breaks out in Bucharest Romania on this day in history.  

Dec 13   Drew Pearson, Evanston Ill, newscaster (Drew Pearson) on this day in history.  

Dec 14   Margaret Chase Smith, (Rep/Sen-R-Maine) on this day in history.  

Dec 16   In the year 1897 1st submarine with an internal combustion engine demonstrated  

Dec 16   Alphonse Daudet, writer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Dec 16   Jacobus Petrus Duminy, cricketer (three Tests for S Africa 1927-29) on this day in history.  

Dec 16   On this day in history the first submarine with an internal combustion engine demonstrated  

Dec 18   On this day in history carlo A Alfieri, Italian Member of parliament, dies at 70  

Dec 18   Fernand J Collin, Belgian economist/banker on this day in history.  

Dec 19   In the year 1897 louis Darquier de Pellepoix, France, anti-Semite/nazi collaborator  

Dec 22   Bering Sea Claims Commission recommends US pay Canadian sealers $463,454; to compensate for seizure of vessels on this day in history.  

Dec 23   Julien Carette, Paris France, actor (Sylvia & the Phantom) on this day in history.  

Dec 26   Willie Corsari, [Wilhelmina A Schmidt], Dutch writer on this day in history.  

Dec 27   On this day in history iwan S Konew, Russ marshal/supreme commander pact of Warsaw  

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Famous Birthdays In 1897

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of walter Greaza, St Paul Minn, actor (Martin Kane Private Eye)  

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   Pola Negri, [Barbara A Chalupec], Polish/US actress (Madame Bovary) was born in the year 1897.  

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 in the year 1897.  

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

Feb 01   Constantin von Ettingshausen, Austrian geologist (b. 1826) died on this day in history.  

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

Feb 06   Ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies on this day in history.  

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

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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