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Historical Events In 1897

Sunday, 15 December 2019

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

Apr 22   NYC Jewish newspaper "Forward" begins publishing (stiil active) on this day in history.  

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

Apr 23   In the year 1897 clement Harris, composer, dies at 25  

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

May 03   In the year 1897 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   In the year 1897 fire in Paris France bazaar at Rue Jean Goujon kills 200  

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

May 07   In the year 1897 kitty McKane, England, tennis (Oly-gold/2 silver/2 bronze-1920, 24)  

May 08   On this day in history 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   Izak W van der Merwe, [Boerneef], S Afr writer (Tweetalige Woordeboek) on this day in history.  

May 11   In the year 1897 wash Senator catcher Charlie Farrell throws out 8 attempted stealers  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of jim Londos, Greek wrestler (d. 1975)  

Jan 03   In the year 1897 birth of marion Davies, [Marion Cecelia Douras], Bkln, actress (Operator 13)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of pola Negri, [Barbara A Chalupec], Polish/US actress (Madame Bovary)  

Jan 05   Jack Wagner, OH, actor (Jive Junction) was born in the year 1897.  

Jan 05   Theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Lady Fanny, Bel Ami) was born in the year 1897.  

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   Isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813) died on this day in history.  

Jan 30   In the year 1897 john Cottam, cricket (Test for Aust 1897, no Sheffield matches), dies  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 06   Ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (Ferrari), dies at 49 in the year 1897.  

Feb 19   Karl T Weierstrass, German mathematician, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Feb 23   Woldemar Bargiel, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1897.  

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