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Historical Events In 1897

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

Nov 20   Lores Bonney, aviator on this day in history.  

Nov 23   Andrew J Beard invents "jerry coupler," to connect railroad cars in the year 1897.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Uno Choyo, writer in the year 1897.  

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

Nov 29   On this day in history emiel van Hemeldonck, Belgian writer (Little Emperor)  

Nov 30   Abraham C Wertheim, Dutch banker/MP (Lib), dies at 64 in the year 1897.  

Nov 30   In the year 1897 andreas Nezertis, composer  

Dec 01   Manuel A Neat, Curacaos author (Nobleza di Coerazon) in the year 1897.  

Dec 02   Rewi Alley, NZ, writer (Americans in China) in the year 1897.  

Dec 03   In the year 1897 kate O'Brien, Irish writer (Without My Cloak)  

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   London becomes the world's first city to host licenced taxicabs on this day in history.  

Dec 08   Leslie Heward, composer in the year 1897.  

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

Dec 09   On this day in history hermione Gingold, London England, actress (Gigi, Music Man)  

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

Dec 12   In the year 1897 anti-Jewish violence breaks out in Bucharest Romania  

Dec 13   In the year 1897 drew Pearson, Evanston Ill, newscaster (Drew Pearson)  

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

Dec 16   On this day in history 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) in the year 1897.  

Dec 16   The first submarine with an internal combustion engine demonstrated on this day in history.  

Dec 18   Carlo A Alfieri, Italian Member of parliament, dies at 70 in the year 1897.  

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

Dec 23   On this day in history julien Carette, Paris France, actor (Sylvia & the Phantom)  

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

Dec 27   Iwan S Konew, Russ marshal/supreme commander pact of Warsaw in the year 1897.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1897

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1897 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   In the year 1897 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   In the year 1897 birth of jack Wagner, OH, actor (Jive Junction)  

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 in the year 1897.  

Jan 08   In the year 1897 birth of dennis Wheatley, British author (d. 1977)  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies  

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

Feb 19   On this day in history karl T Weierstrass, German mathematician, dies at 81  

Feb 23   In the year 1897 woldemar Bargiel, composer, dies at 68  

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