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Historical Events In 1897

Sunday, 18 April 2021

Apr 20   Bernard Verhoeven, poet/literature (About the Laugh) in the year 1897.  

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

Apr 22   On this day in history nYC Jewish newspaper "Forward" begins publishing (still active)  

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

Apr 23   Harold French, director (Encore)/actor on this day in history.  

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

Apr 24   On this day in history 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   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   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   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) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1897 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   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   Battle at Thessalië Turkish army beats Greece on this day in history.  

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

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

May 14   In the year 1897 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   In the year 1897 the Greek army retreats with heavy losses in the Greco-Turkish War.  

May 16   Walther Geiser, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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   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   Marion Davies, [Marion Cecelia Douras], Bkln, actress (Operator 13) was born in the year 1897.  

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   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 in the year 1897.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Constantin von Ettingshausen, Austrian geologist (b. 1826) died in the year 1897.  

Feb 05   Hoss Radbourn, pitcher won 60 games in 1884, dies at 42 on this day in history.  

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   Woldemar Bargiel, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1897.  

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