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Historical Events In 1897

Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Apr 20   On this day in history bernard Verhoeven, poet/literature (About the Laugh)  

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

Apr 22   NYC Jewish newspaper "Forward" begins publishing (still active) in the year 1897.  

Apr 23   Clement Harris, composer, dies at 25 on this day in history.  

Apr 23   Harold French, director (Encore)/actor in the year 1897.  

Apr 24   In the year 1897 1st reporter, William Price (Wash Star), assigned to White House  

Apr 24   Benjamin Lee Whorf, linguist (or 1797) in the year 1897.  

Apr 24   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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 26   Olga Chekova, Russia, actress (Italian Strawhat, Cry of the Children) in the year 1897.  

Apr 27   On this day in history grant's Tomb (famed of song & legend) dedicated  

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   23rd Kentucky Derby: Buttons Garner aboard Typhoon II wins in 2:12.5 on this day in history.  

May 04   Fire in Paris France bazaar at Rue Jean Goujon kills 200 on this day in history.  

May 06   Paul Alverdes, German writer (Pfeiferstube) in the year 1897.  

May 07   On this day in history kitty McKane, England, tennis (Oly-gold/2 silver/2 bronze-1920, 24)  

May 08   22nd Preakness: T Thorpe aboard Paul Kauvar wins in 1:51ΒΌ on this day in history.  

May 10   Dalton Parry Conyngham, cricketer (one Test S Africa v England 1923) on this day in history.  

May 10   In the year 1897 william Thomas Best, composer, dies at 70  

May 11   On this day in history izak W van der Merwe, [Boerneef], S Afr writer (Tweetalige Woordeboek)  

May 11   Wash Senator catcher Charlie Farrell throws out 8 attempted stealers in the year 1897.  

May 12   In the year 1897 1800-1900 year old fossil of "girl of Yde" found in Drente Neth  

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

May 12   On this day in history battle at Thessalië Turkish army beats Greece  

May 12   On this day in history battle at Thessalië: Turkish army beats Greece  

May 12   Ulrika "Minna" Cant-Johnstown, Finnish playwright, dies at 53 in the year 1897.  

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

May 14   On this day in history sidney Bechet, US, jazz clarinetist/saxophonist/band leader  

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

May 16   On this day in history walther Geiser, composer  

May 18   On this day in history frank Capra, Ital, director (Its a Wonderful Life, Arsenic & Old Lace)  

May 18   Irish Music Festival 1st held (Dublin) on this day in history.  

May 18   In the year 1897 irish Music Festival first held (Dublin)  

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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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1897 birth of theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Lady Fanny, Bel Ami)  

Jan 06   In the year 1897 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   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   In the year 1897 death of constantin von Ettingshausen, Austrian geologist (b. 1826)  

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

Feb 06   Ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies in the year 1897.  

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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