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Historical Events In 1897

Sunday, 24 May 2020

Feb 05   On this day in history marcel Proust meets Jean Lorrain in a pistol duel  

Feb 06   In the year 1897 alberto [de Almeida] Cavalcanti, Brazil, director (Nicholas Nickleby)  

Feb 06   On this day in history ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies  

Feb 07   In the year 1897 galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (Ferrari), dies at 49  

Feb 07   Quincy Porter, New Haven Ct, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 09   In the year 1897 charles Edward Kingsford-Smith, pioneer Australian aviator  

Feb 10   On this day in history john Franklin Enders, Conn, microbiologist (polio-Nobel 1954)  

Feb 10   In the year 1897 new York Times begins using slogan "All the News That's Fit to Print"  

Feb 10   On this day in history new York Times begins using slogan "All the News That's Fit to Print."  

Feb 10   NY Times begins using slogan "All the News That's Fit to Print" on this day in history.  

Feb 11   On this day in history white Rose Mission opens on East 97th Street, NYC  

Feb 11   In the year 1897 yves de La Casiniere, composer  

Feb 14   Jorgen Bentzon, composer in the year 1897.  

Feb 15   Earl H Blaik, Det, college football hall of fame coach (elected 1965) on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Johan[nes A] Kaart, Dutch actor/stage manager (My Fair Lady) in the year 1897.  

Feb 17   National Organization of Mothers forms (Parent Teacher Association) on this day in history.  

Feb 18   Charles Kuentz, WW1 veteran, changed nationality 4 times (d.2005) in the year 1897.  

Feb 19   On this day in history karl T Weierstrass, German mathematician, dies at 81  

Feb 20   Ivan Albright, Illinois, painter (Door, Window) on this day in history.  

Feb 21   Celia Lovsky, Vienna Aus, actress (Airport, Harlow, T'Pau-Star Trek) on this day in history.  

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

Feb 27   On this day in history bernard F Lyot, French astronomer (Lyot filter)  

Mar 03   Jose Moreno Gans, composer in the year 1897.  

Mar 04   In the year 1897 francis "Lefty" O'Doul, baseball player/organized Japanese baseball  

Mar 04   On this day in history william McKinley inaugurated as 25th President of US  

Mar 05   American Negro Academy forms in the year 1897.  

Mar 05   Mei-ling Soong, Madame Chiang Kai-shek in the year 1897.  

Mar 09   In the year 1897 premiere of (parts of) Gustav Mahler's 3rd Symphony (Berlin)  

Mar 10   Teodulo Mabellini, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1897.  

Mar 11   A meteorite enters the earth's atmosphere and explodes over New Martinsville, West Virginia. The debris causes damage but no human injuries are reported on this day in history.  

Mar 11   On this day in history berthold Tours, composer, dies at 58  

Mar 11   On this day in history henry Dixon Cowell, Menlo Park Calif, composer (New Musical Resources)  

Mar 12   In the year 1897 vincent d'Indy's opera "Fervaal," premieres in Brussel  

Mar 13   Marcel Thiry, Belgian poet (Statue of Fatigue) 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   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history death of isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813)  

Jan 30   On this day in history john Cottam, cricket (Test for Aust 1897, no Sheffield matches), dies  

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 in the year 1897.  

Feb 19   Karl T Weierstrass, German mathematician, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Feb 23   On this day in history woldemar Bargiel, composer, dies at 68  

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