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Historical Events In 1897

Thursday, 18 July 2019

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 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   In the year 1897 uno Choyo, writer  

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

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   Andreas Nezertis, composer in the year 1897.  

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

Dec 02   Rewi Alley, NZ, writer (Americans in China) on this day in history.  

Dec 03   Kate O'Brien, Irish writer (Without My Cloak) in the year 1897.  

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 in the year 1897.  

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

Dec 09   Hermione Gingold, London England, actress (Gigi, Music Man) on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1897.  

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

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 in the year 1897.  

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

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

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

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   Walter Greaza, St Paul Minn, actor (Martin Kane Private Eye) was born in the year 1897.  

Jan 02   In the year 1897 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   In the year 1897 birth of jack Wagner, OH, actor (Jive Junction)  

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 in the year 1897.  

Feb 01   In the year 1897 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   In the year 1897 ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies  

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 on this day in history.  

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