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Historical Events In 1897

Saturday, 21 September 2019

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

Nov 23   Andrew J Beard invents "jerry coupler," to connect railroad cars on this day in history.  

Nov 23   On this day in history 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.  

Nov 24   Canadian Intercollegiate Rugby Football Union forms in Kingston in the year 1897.  

Nov 25   Spain grants Puerto Rico autonomy on this day in history.  

Nov 28   Uno Choyo, writer in the year 1897.  

Nov 29   On this day in history 1st motorcycle race (Surrey England)  

Nov 29   Emiel van Hemeldonck, Belgian writer (Little Emperor) in the year 1897.  

Nov 30   In the year 1897 abraham C Wertheim, Dutch banker/MP (Lib), dies at 64  

Nov 30   In the year 1897 andreas Nezertis, composer  

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

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

Dec 03   On this day in history kate O'Brien, Irish writer (Without My Cloak)  

Dec 04   In the year 1897 mari Andriessen, Dutch sculptor (Dock Worker)  

Dec 06   John Axel Fernstrom, composer in the year 1897.  

Dec 06   On this day in history london becomes the world's first city to host licenced taxicabs.  

Dec 08   Leslie Heward, composer in the year 1897.  

Dec 09   In the year 1897 activist Marguerite Durand founds the feminist daily newspaper, La Fronde in Paris.  

Dec 09   In the year 1897 hermione Gingold, London England, actress (Gigi, Music Man)  

Dec 10   Karl H Waggerl, Austria writer (Power of Love) on this day in history.  

Dec 12   Anti-Jewish violence breaks out in Bucharest Romania in the year 1897.  

Dec 13   On this day in history drew Pearson, Evanston Ill, newscaster (Drew Pearson)  

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

Dec 18   On this day in history fernand J Collin, Belgian economist/banker  

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 in the year 1897.  

Dec 27   Iwan S Konew, Russ marshal/supreme commander pact of Warsaw on this day in history.  

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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   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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1897 birth of theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Lady Fanny, Bel Ami)  

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

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   Isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813) died 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   On this day in history death of constantin von Ettingshausen, Austrian geologist (b. 1826)  

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 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 on this day in history.  

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

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