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Historical Events In 1897

Saturday, 21 September 2019

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

Mar 15   In the year 1897 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   Bob Fitzsimmons KOs James J Corbett in 14 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  

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

Mar 18   In the year 1897 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 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 in the year 1897.  

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

Mar 25   On this day in history john Laurie, Dumfries Scotland, actor (Jericho, Island of Desire)  

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

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   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   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   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   In the year 1897 barbara baroness Wootton of Abinger, English Lower house leader  

Apr 16   On this day in history 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 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   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) in the year 1897.  

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 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   Jim Londos, Greek wrestler (d. 1975) was born in the year 1897.  

Jan 03   Marion Davies, [Marion Cecelia Douras], Bkln, actress (Operator 13) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1897 birth of pola Negri, [Barbara A Chalupec], Polish/US actress (Madame Bovary)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of jack Wagner, OH, actor (Jive Junction)  

Jan 05   Theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Lady Fanny, Bel Ami) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1897 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   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   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 in the year 1897.  

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