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Historical Events In 1897

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

Mar 13   On this day in history san Diego State University is founded.  

Mar 15   On this day in history 1st indoor fly casting tournament opens, at Madison Square Garden  

Mar 16   Start of Sherlock Holmes "The Adventure of The Devil's Foot" (BG) in the year 1897.  

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

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

Mar 18   Betty Compson, actress (Big City, Docks Of New York) on this day in history.  

Mar 19   Antoine T d'Abbadie, French explorer (Ethiopia), dies at 87 in the year 1897.  

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

Mar 19   Yale defeated Penn, 30-10 in 1st major college basketball game in the year 1897.  

Mar 20   1st US orthodox Jewish Rabbinical seminary (RIETS) incorporates in NY in the year 1897.  

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

Mar 22   In the year 1897 federal convention starts second meeting in Adelaide to begin drawing up a constitution for a Commonwealth of Australia.  

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

Mar 25   John Laurie, Dumfries Scotland, actor (Jericho, Island of Desire) on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 29   In the year 1897 japan adopts Gold Standard  

Apr 01   Willem H van de Pol, Dutch theologist (Christian Dilemma) on this day in history.  

Apr 03   In the year 1897 johannes Brahms, German composer/conductor (Hung Dances), dies at 63  

Apr 04   On this day in history pierre Fresnay, Paris France, actor (Grand Illusion)  

Apr 05   The Greco-Turkish War, also called "Thirty Days' War", is declared between Greece and the Ottoman Empire in the year 1897.  

Apr 07   In the year 1897 harald Sigurd Johan Saeverud, composer [OS]  

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

Apr 08   Herbert Eimert, German composer/musicologist (Glockenspiel) in the year 1897.  

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   In the year 1897 arthur Charles Ernest Hoeree, composer  

Apr 17   Antonius F "Anton" Coolen, Dutch author (Village by the River) in the year 1897.  

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] in the year 1897.  

Apr 19   In the year 1897 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) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of walter Greaza, St Paul Minn, actor (Martin Kane Private Eye)  

Jan 02   In the year 1897 birth of jim Londos, Greek wrestler (d. 1975)  

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   Theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Lady Fanny, Bel Ami) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Billy Greene, actor (Burton-One Man's Family) was born in the year 1897.  

Jan 08   Dennis Wheatley, British author (d. 1977) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1897

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 12   In the year 1897 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   Constantin von Ettingshausen, Austrian geologist (b. 1826) died in the year 1897.  

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   On this day in history galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (Ferrari), dies at 49  

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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