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Historical Events In 1897

Saturday, 15 May 2021

Feb 05   Marcel Proust meets Jean Lorrain in a pistol duel on this day in history.  

Feb 06   Alberto [de Almeida] Cavalcanti, Brazil, director (Nicholas Nickleby) in the year 1897.  

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

Feb 09   Charles Edward Kingsford-Smith, pioneer Australian aviator in the year 1897.  

Feb 10   In the year 1897 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   New York Times begins using slogan "All the News That's Fit to Print." on this day in history.  

Feb 10   NY Times begins using slogan "All the News That's Fit to Print" in the year 1897.  

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

Feb 11   Yves de La Casiniere, composer on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1897 ivan Albright, Illinois, painter (Door, Window)  

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

Feb 23   Woldemar Bargiel, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Feb 27   In the year 1897 bernard F Lyot, French astronomer (Lyot filter)  

Mar 03   In the year 1897 jose Moreno Gans, composer  

Mar 04   Francis "Lefty" O'Doul, baseball player/organized Japanese baseball on this day in history.  

Mar 04   William McKinley inaugurated as 25th President of US on this day in history.  

Mar 05   American Negro Academy forms on this day in history.  

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

Mar 09   On this day in history premiere of (parts of) Gustav Mahler's 3rd Symphony (Berlin)  

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

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

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

Mar 11   In the year 1897 henry Dixon Cowell, Menlo Park Calif, composer (New Musical Resources)  

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

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   Walter Greaza, St Paul Minn, actor (Martin Kane Private Eye) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Jim Londos, Greek wrestler (d. 1975) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Marion Davies, [Marion Cecelia Douras], Bkln, actress (Operator 13) was born in the year 1897.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of pola Negri, [Barbara A Chalupec], Polish/US actress (Madame Bovary)  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 30   John Cottam, cricket (Test for Aust 1897, no Sheffield matches), dies on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1897.  

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 on this day in history.  

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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