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Historical Events In 1897

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

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   In the year 1897 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   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 on this day in history.  

Nov 30   On this day in history andreas Nezertis, composer  

Dec 01   In the year 1897 manuel A Neat, Curacaos author (Nobleza di Coerazon)  

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   Mari Andriessen, Dutch sculptor (Dock Worker) on this day in history.  

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

Dec 10   Karl H Waggerl, Austria writer (Power of Love) in the year 1897.  

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

Dec 16   In the year 1897 alphonse Daudet, writer, dies at 57  

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

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   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 in the year 1897.  

Dec 23   Julien Carette, Paris France, actor (Sylvia & the Phantom) in the year 1897.  

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   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   On this day in history birth of theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Lady Fanny, Bel Ami)  

Jan 06   In the year 1897 birth of billy Greene, actor (Burton-One Man's Family)  

Jan 08   Dennis Wheatley, British author (d. 1977) was born in the year 1897.  

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   In the year 1897 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 in the year 1897.  

Feb 19   Karl T Weierstrass, German mathematician, dies at 81 in the year 1897.  

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

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