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Historical Events In 1897

Friday, 15 November 2019

Mar 13   San Diego State University is founded in the year 1897.  

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

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   On this day in history betty Compson, actress (Big City, Docks Of New York)  

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

Mar 19   Betty Compson, Beaver UT, actress (Millionaire Kid, Mad Youth) in the year 1897.  

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   France signs treaty with emperor Menelik II of Abyssinia on this day in history.  

Mar 22   On this day in history 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 in the year 1897.  

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

Mar 27   On this day in history ... Hartree, mathematician  

Mar 27   On this day in history the birth of Gloria Swanson, American actress  

Mar 29   Japan adopts Gold Standard in the year 1897.  

Apr 01   In the year 1897 willem H van de Pol, Dutch theologist (Christian Dilemma)  

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) in the year 1897.  

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] on this day in history.  

Apr 08   George Garrett, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1897.  

Apr 08   Herbert Eimert, German composer/musicologist (Glockenspiel) on this day in history.  

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

Apr 17   Thornton Wilder (American playwright) born in the year 1897.  

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   On this day in history first American marathon ran, John J McDermott wins in 2 55 10 (Boston)  

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

Apr 19   Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, sculptor/art benefactor in the year 1897.  

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

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

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