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Historical Events In 1897

Sunday, 20 September 2020

Nov 20   Lores Bonney, aviator in the year 1897.  

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

Nov 25   In the year 1897 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   In the year 1897 emiel van Hemeldonck, Belgian writer (Little Emperor)  

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

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   In the year 1897 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   In the year 1897 john Axel Fernstrom, composer  

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

Dec 08   On this day in history leslie Heward, composer  

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

Dec 09   On this day in history 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   In the year 1897 anti-Jewish violence breaks out in Bucharest Romania  

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

Dec 14   Margaret Chase Smith, (Rep/Sen-R-Maine) in the year 1897.  

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

Dec 16   On this day in history alphonse Daudet, writer, dies at 57  

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

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

Dec 18   In the year 1897 carlo A Alfieri, Italian Member of parliament, dies at 70  

Dec 18   In the year 1897 fernand J Collin, Belgian economist/banker  

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

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

Dec 26   In the year 1897 willie Corsari, [Wilhelmina A Schmidt], Dutch writer  

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   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 in the year 1897.  

Jan 05   Jack Wagner, OH, actor (Jive Junction) was born in the year 1897.  

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 in the year 1897.  

Jan 08   On this day in history 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 in the year 1897.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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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