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Historical Events In 1897

Thursday, 09 April 2020

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

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

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

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

Apr 24   On this day in history benjamin Lee Whorf, linguist (or 1797)  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 26   In the year 1897 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   In the year 1897 william Cleaver Francis Robinson, composer, dies at 63  

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   Paul Alverdes, German writer (Pfeiferstube) on this day in history.  

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

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

May 10   On this day in history dalton Parry Conyngham, cricketer (one Test S Africa v England 1923)  

May 10   William Thomas Best, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1897.  

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

May 12   In the year 1897 battle at Thessalië Turkish army beats Greece  

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 on this day in history.  

May 15   On this day in history the Greek army retreats with heavy losses in the Greco-Turkish War.  

May 16   Walther Geiser, composer in the year 1897.  

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

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

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

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Dennis Wheatley, British author (d. 1977) was born in the year 1897.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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