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Historical Events In 1897

Monday, 25 March 2019

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   On this day in history 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   Robert Fitzsimmons KOs James J Corbett in 14 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   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 in the year 1897.  

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

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

Mar 27   The birth of Gloria Swanson, American actress on this day in history.  

Mar 29   Japan adopts Gold Standard on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 04   In the year 1897 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 on this day in history.  

Apr 07   Harald Sigurd Johan Saeverud, composer [OS] on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history thornton Wilder (American playwright) born  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Apr 19   Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, sculptor/art benefactor 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   In the year 1897 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   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   Isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813) died on this day in history.  

Jan 30   In the year 1897 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   Hoss Radbourn, pitcher won 60 games in 1884, dies at 42 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 07   On this day in history galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (Ferrari), dies at 49  

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

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

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