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Historical Events In 1897

Saturday, 25 May 2019

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

Mar 15   1st indoor fly casting tournament opens, at Madison Square Garden in the year 1897.  

Mar 16   On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes "The Adventure of The Devil's Foot" (BG)  

Mar 17   In the year 1897 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) on this day in history.  

Mar 19   Antoine T d'Abbadie, French explorer (Ethiopia), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 20   In the year 1897 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   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   In the year 1897 the birth of Gloria Swanson, American actress  

Mar 29   In the year 1897 japan adopts Gold Standard  

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

Apr 03   In the year 1897 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 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 in the year 1897.  

Apr 08   In the year 1897 herbert Eimert, German composer/musicologist (Glockenspiel)  

Apr 11   On this day in history caspar Neher, German set designer/librettist  

Apr 14   On this day in history barbara baroness Wootton of Abinger, English Lower house leader  

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

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   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 in the year 1897.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Lady Fanny, Bel Ami) was born in the year 1897.  

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   In the year 1897 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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1897.  

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

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