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Historical Events In 1897

Monday, 25 January 2021

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

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

Apr 22   In the year 1897 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 in the year 1897.  

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

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

Apr 24   On this day in history 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 in the year 1897.  

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

Apr 27   Grant's Tomb (famed of song & legend) dedicated in the year 1897.  

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

May 03   V K Krishna Menon, India, minister of defense in the year 1897.  

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

May 04   In the year 1897 fire in Paris France bazaar at Rue Jean Goujon kills 200  

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   In the year 1897 dalton Parry Conyngham, cricketer (one Test S Africa v England 1923)  

May 10   William Thomas Best, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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   In the year 1897 battle at Thessalië: Turkish army beats Greece  

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

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

May 18   On this day in history irish Music Festival 1st held (Dublin)  

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

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 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   On this day in history birth of jack Wagner, OH, actor (Jive Junction)  

Jan 05   Theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Lady Fanny, Bel Ami) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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 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   Galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (Ferrari), dies at 49 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 23   Woldemar Bargiel, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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