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Historical Events In 1897

Thursday, 18 April 2019

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

Apr 23   Clement Harris, composer, dies at 25 in the year 1897.  

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

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 in the year 1897.  

Apr 26   On this day in history olga Chekova, Russia, actress (Italian Strawhat, Cry of the Children)  

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

May 02   On this day in history william Cleaver Francis Robinson, composer, dies at 63  

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

May 04   On this day in history 23rd Kentucky Derby: Buttons Garner aboard Typhoon II wins in 2:12.5  

May 04   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

May 12   Battle at Thessalië Turkish army beats Greece in the year 1897.  

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

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   Walther Geiser, composer on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1897.  

Jan 02   Jim Londos, Greek wrestler (d. 1975) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1897 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 on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history death of constantin von Ettingshausen, Austrian geologist (b. 1826)  

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   In the year 1897 galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (Ferrari), dies at 49  

Feb 19   In the year 1897 karl T Weierstrass, German mathematician, dies at 81  

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

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