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Historical Events In 1897

Sunday, 05 July 2020

Apr 20   In the year 1897 bernard Verhoeven, poet/literature (About the Laugh)  

Apr 22   NYC Jewish newspaper "Forward" begins publishing (stiil active) on this day in history.  

Apr 22   In the year 1897 nYC Jewish newspaper "Forward" begins publishing (still active)  

Apr 23   In the year 1897 clement Harris, composer, dies at 25  

Apr 23   On this day in history harold French, director (Encore)/actor  

Apr 24   1st reporter, William Price (Wash Star), assigned to White House on this day in history.  

Apr 24   On this day in history benjamin Lee Whorf, linguist (or 1797)  

Apr 24   In the year 1897 the first journalist to be named White House news reporter was William Price, who began working the prestigious beat for the "Washington Star" this day.  

Apr 25   Haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 26   Olga Chekova, Russia, actress (Italian Strawhat, Cry of the Children) on this day in history.  

Apr 27   Grant's Tomb (famed of song & legend) dedicated on this day in history.  

May 02   William Cleaver Francis Robinson, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1897.  

May 03   V K Krishna Menon, India, minister of defense on this day in history.  

May 04   In the year 1897 23rd Kentucky Derby: Buttons Garner aboard Typhoon II wins in 2:12.5  

May 04   Fire in Paris France bazaar at Rue Jean Goujon kills 200 in the year 1897.  

May 06   On this day in history paul Alverdes, German writer (Pfeiferstube)  

May 07   Kitty McKane, England, tennis (Oly-gold/2 silver/2 bronze-1920, 24) in the year 1897.  

May 08   In the year 1897 22nd Preakness: T Thorpe aboard Paul Kauvar wins in 1:51ΒΌ  

May 10   Dalton Parry Conyngham, cricketer (one Test S Africa v England 1923) in the year 1897.  

May 10   On this day in history william Thomas Best, composer, dies at 70  

May 11   Izak W van der Merwe, [Boerneef], S Afr writer (Tweetalige Woordeboek) in the year 1897.  

May 11   On this day in history wash Senator catcher Charlie Farrell throws out 8 attempted stealers  

May 12   1800-1900 year old fossil of "girl of Yde" found in Drente Neth on this day in history.  

May 12   On this day in history 1800-1900 year old fossil of "girl of Yde" found in Drente Netherlands  

May 12   In the year 1897 battle at Thessalië Turkish army beats Greece  

May 12   Battle at Thessalië: Turkish army beats Greece on this day in history.  

May 12   On this day in history ulrika "Minna" Cant-Johnstown, Finnish playwright, dies at 53  

May 14   On this day in history great-Britain signs treaty with emperor Menelik II of Abyssinia  

May 14   In the year 1897 sidney Bechet, US, jazz clarinetist/saxophonist/band leader  

May 15   On this day in history the Greek army retreats with heavy losses in the Greco-Turkish War.  

May 16   In the year 1897 walther Geiser, composer  

May 18   In the year 1897 frank Capra, Ital, director (Its a Wonderful Life, Arsenic & Old Lace)  

May 18   Irish Music Festival 1st held (Dublin) in the year 1897.  

May 18   Irish Music Festival first held (Dublin) 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   Jim Londos, Greek wrestler (d. 1975) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1897.  

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   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   Isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813) died on this day in history.  

Jan 30   John Cottam, cricket (Test for Aust 1897, no Sheffield matches), dies in the year 1897.  

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   Galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (Ferrari), dies at 49 in the year 1897.  

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

Feb 23   In the year 1897 woldemar Bargiel, composer, dies at 68  

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