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Historical Events In 1897

Thursday, 26 May 2022

Apr 20   Bernard Verhoeven, poet/literature (About the Laugh) on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 24   In the year 1897 benjamin Lee Whorf, linguist (or 1797)  

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 in the year 1897.  

Apr 25   On this day in history haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer  

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

Apr 27   In the year 1897 grant's Tomb (famed of song & legend) dedicated  

May 02   In the year 1897 william Cleaver Francis Robinson, composer, dies at 63  

May 03   On this day in history v K Krishna Menon, India, minister of defense  

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

May 04   On this day in history fire in Paris France bazaar at Rue Jean Goujon kills 200  

May 06   In the year 1897 paul Alverdes, German writer (Pfeiferstube)  

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) in the year 1897.  

May 10   In the year 1897 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   Wash Senator catcher Charlie Farrell throws out 8 attempted stealers in the year 1897.  

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

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

May 12   Ulrika "Minna" Cant-Johnstown, Finnish playwright, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

May 14   Great-Britain signs treaty with emperor Menelik II of Abyssinia in the year 1897.  

May 14   Sidney Bechet, US, jazz clarinetist/saxophonist/band leader in the year 1897.  

May 15   In the year 1897 the Greek army retreats with heavy losses in the Greco-Turkish War.  

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   In the year 1897 irish Music Festival 1st held (Dublin)  

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 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   Jack Wagner, OH, actor (Jive Junction) was born in the year 1897.  

Jan 05   In the year 1897 birth of theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Lady Fanny, Bel Ami)  

Jan 06   Billy Greene, actor (Burton-One Man's Family) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1897 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   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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