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Historical Events In 1897

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

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

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

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

Mar 17   On this day in history bob Fitzsimmons KOs James J Corbett in 14 for heavyweight boxing title  

Mar 17   In the year 1897 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   1st US orthodox Jewish Rabbinical seminary (RIETS) incorporates in NY on this day in history.  

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   ... Hartree, mathematician in the year 1897.  

Mar 27   The birth of Gloria Swanson, American actress in the year 1897.  

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

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

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] in the year 1897.  

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 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   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   On this day in history pedro Regas, actor (Pat Paulsen's Half a Comedy Hour) [or Apr 12]  

Apr 19   1st 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   First American marathon ran, John J McDermott wins in 2:55:10 (Boston) in the year 1897.  

Apr 19   On this day in history gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, sculptor/art benefactor  

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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   On this day in history birth of jim Londos, Greek wrestler (d. 1975)  

Jan 03   Marion Davies, [Marion Cecelia Douras], Bkln, actress (Operator 13) was born in the year 1897.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of billy Greene, actor (Burton-One Man's Family)  

Jan 08   In the year 1897 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   On this day in history john Cottam, cricket (Test for Aust 1897, no Sheffield matches), dies  

Feb 01   In the year 1897 death of constantin von Ettingshausen, Austrian geologist (b. 1826)  

Feb 05   Hoss Radbourn, pitcher won 60 games in 1884, dies at 42 in the year 1897.  

Feb 06   Ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies on this day in history.  

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

Feb 19   In the year 1897 karl T Weierstrass, German mathematician, dies at 81  

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

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