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Historical Events In 1897

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

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   On this day in history robert Fitzsimmons KOs James J Corbett in 14 for heavyweight boxing title  

Mar 18   Betty Compson, actress (Big City, Docks Of New York) in the year 1897.  

Mar 19   In the year 1897 antoine T d'Abbadie, French explorer (Ethiopia), dies at 87  

Mar 19   Betty Compson, Beaver UT, actress (Millionaire Kid, Mad Youth) on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 20   France signs treaty with emperor Menelik II of Abyssinia on this day in history.  

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

Mar 24   In the year 1897 charles Eyck, Dutch painter/sculptor  

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

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

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

Mar 29   On this day in history japan adopts Gold Standard  

Apr 01   On this day in history willem H van de Pol, Dutch theologist (Christian Dilemma)  

Apr 03   Johannes Brahms, German composer/conductor (Hung Dances), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Apr 04   In the year 1897 pierre Fresnay, Paris France, actor (Grand Illusion)  

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   On this day in history harald Sigurd Johan Saeverud, composer [OS]  

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

Apr 08   On this day in history herbert Eimert, German composer/musicologist (Glockenspiel)  

Apr 11   Caspar Neher, German set designer/librettist in the year 1897.  

Apr 14   Barbara baroness Wootton of Abinger, English Lower house leader on this day in history.  

Apr 16   In the year 1897 arthur Charles Ernest Hoeree, composer  

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

Apr 17   In the year 1897 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   1st 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   First American marathon ran, John J McDermott wins in 2:55:10 (Boston) in the year 1897.  

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   Walter Greaza, St Paul Minn, actor (Martin Kane Private Eye) was born in the year 1897.  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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 in the year 1897.  

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 in the year 1897.  

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 in the year 1897.  

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   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   On this day in history hoss Radbourn, pitcher won 60 games in 1884, dies at 42  

Feb 06   In the year 1897 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   Karl T Weierstrass, German mathematician, dies at 81 in the year 1897.  

Feb 23   On this day in history woldemar Bargiel, composer, dies at 68  

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