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Historical Events In 1897

Thursday, 24 January 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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   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   In the year 1897 haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer  

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

Apr 27   On this day in history grant's Tomb (famed of song & legend) dedicated  

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

May 03   In the year 1897 v K Krishna Menon, India, minister of defense  

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

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   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) in the year 1897.  

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   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   In the year 1897 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   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 in the year 1897.  

May 16   In the year 1897 walther Geiser, composer  

May 18   Frank Capra, Ital, director (Its a Wonderful Life, Arsenic & Old Lace) in the year 1897.  

May 18   In the year 1897 irish Music Festival 1st held (Dublin)  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1897

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of walter Greaza, St Paul Minn, actor (Martin Kane Private Eye)  

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   Pola Negri, [Barbara A Chalupec], Polish/US actress (Madame Bovary) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

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   Ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies in the year 1897.  

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

Feb 19   Karl T Weierstrass, German mathematician, dies at 81 in the year 1897.  

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

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