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Historical Events In 1897

Thursday, 02 April 2020

Nov 20   In the year 1897 lores Bonney, aviator  

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 in the year 1897.  

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

Nov 25   Spain grants Puerto Rico autonomy in the year 1897.  

Nov 28   Uno Choyo, writer on this day in history.  

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   Andreas Nezertis, composer in the year 1897.  

Dec 01   Manuel A Neat, Curacaos author (Nobleza di Coerazon) on this day in history.  

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   Mari Andriessen, Dutch sculptor (Dock Worker) in the year 1897.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 14   In the year 1897 margaret Chase Smith, (Rep/Sen-R-Maine)  

Dec 16   1st submarine with an internal combustion engine demonstrated on this day in history.  

Dec 16   Alphonse Daudet, writer, dies at 57 in the year 1897.  

Dec 16   Jacobus Petrus Duminy, cricketer (three Tests for S Africa 1927-29) in the year 1897.  

Dec 16   In the year 1897 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   Fernand J Collin, Belgian economist/banker on this day in history.  

Dec 19   Louis Darquier de Pellepoix, France, anti-Semite/nazi collaborator in the year 1897.  

Dec 22   Bering Sea Claims Commission recommends US pay Canadian sealers $463,454; to compensate for seizure of vessels in the year 1897.  

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   In the year 1897 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   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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1897 death of isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813)  

Jan 30   John Cottam, cricket (Test for Aust 1897, no Sheffield matches), dies in the year 1897.  

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

Feb 05   In the year 1897 hoss Radbourn, pitcher won 60 games in 1884, dies at 42  

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   Karl T Weierstrass, German mathematician, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

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