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Historical Events In 1897

Saturday, 16 January 2021

Mar 13   In the year 1897 san Diego State University is founded.  

Mar 15   1st indoor fly casting tournament opens, at Madison Square Garden in the year 1897.  

Mar 16   In the year 1897 start of Sherlock Holmes "The Adventure of The Devil's Foot" (BG)  

Mar 17   Bob Fitzsimmons KOs James J Corbett in 14 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  

Mar 17   In the year 1897 robert Fitzsimmons KOs James J Corbett in 14 for heavyweight boxing title  

Mar 18   In the year 1897 betty Compson, actress (Big City, Docks Of New York)  

Mar 19   On this day in history antoine T d'Abbadie, French explorer (Ethiopia), dies at 87  

Mar 19   On this day in history betty Compson, Beaver UT, actress (Millionaire Kid, Mad Youth)  

Mar 19   On this day in history yale defeated Penn, 30-10 in 1st major college basketball game  

Mar 20   On this day in history 1st US orthodox Jewish Rabbinical seminary (RIETS) incorporates in NY  

Mar 20   On this day in history france signs treaty with emperor Menelik II of Abyssinia  

Mar 22   Federal convention starts second meeting in Adelaide to begin drawing up a constitution for a Commonwealth of Australia on this day in history.  

Mar 24   Charles Eyck, Dutch painter/sculptor on this day in history.  

Mar 25   In the year 1897 john Laurie, Dumfries Scotland, actor (Jericho, Island of Desire)  

Mar 27   In the year 1897 ... Hartree, mathematician  

Mar 27   In the year 1897 the birth of Gloria Swanson, American actress  

Mar 29   Japan adopts Gold Standard in the year 1897.  

Apr 01   Willem H van de Pol, Dutch theologist (Christian Dilemma) in the year 1897.  

Apr 03   On this day in history johannes Brahms, German composer/conductor (Hung Dances), dies at 63  

Apr 04   Pierre Fresnay, Paris France, actor (Grand Illusion) on this day in history.  

Apr 05   On this day in history the Greco-Turkish War, also called "Thirty Days' War", is declared between Greece and the Ottoman Empire.  

Apr 07   Harald Sigurd Johan Saeverud, composer [OS] in the year 1897.  

Apr 08   George Garrett, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Apr 08   In the year 1897 herbert Eimert, German composer/musicologist (Glockenspiel)  

Apr 11   Caspar Neher, German set designer/librettist on this day in history.  

Apr 14   Barbara baroness Wootton of Abinger, English Lower house leader in the year 1897.  

Apr 16   Arthur Charles Ernest Hoeree, composer in the year 1897.  

Apr 17   In the year 1897 antonius F "Anton" Coolen, Dutch author (Village by the River)  

Apr 17   Thornton Wilder (American playwright) born on this day in history.  

Apr 18   Pedro Regas, actor (Pat Paulsen's Half a Comedy Hour) [or Apr 12] on this day in history.  

Apr 19   On this day in history 1st American marathon ran, John J McDermott wins in 2:55:10 (Boston)  

Apr 19   First American marathon ran, John J McDermott wins in 2 55 10 (Boston) in the year 1897.  

Apr 19   In the year 1897 first American marathon ran, John J McDermott wins in 2:55:10 (Boston)  

Apr 19   In the year 1897 gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, sculptor/art benefactor  

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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 on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history death of isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813)  

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

Feb 01   Constantin von Ettingshausen, Austrian geologist (b. 1826) died in the year 1897.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 23   In the year 1897 woldemar Bargiel, composer, dies at 68  

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