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Historical Events In 1897

Monday, 19 November 2018

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

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

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

Apr 23   On this day in history clement Harris, composer, dies at 25  

Apr 23   Harold French, director (Encore)/actor on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer  

Apr 26   Olga Chekova, Russia, actress (Italian Strawhat, Cry of the Children) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1897 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   Paul Alverdes, German writer (Pfeiferstube) on this day in history.  

May 07   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history izak W van der Merwe, [Boerneef], S Afr writer (Tweetalige Woordeboek)  

May 11   Wash Senator catcher Charlie Farrell throws out 8 attempted stealers on this day in history.  

May 12   On this day in history 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   In the year 1897 battle at Thessalië Turkish army beats Greece  

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   In the year 1897 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   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   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   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 in the year 1897.  

Jan 03   Marion Davies, [Marion Cecelia Douras], Bkln, actress (Operator 13) was born in the year 1897.  

Jan 03   Pola Negri, [Barbara A Chalupec], Polish/US actress (Madame Bovary) was born in the year 1897.  

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   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 in the year 1897.  

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 in the year 1897.  

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

Feb 23   On this day in history woldemar Bargiel, composer, dies at 68  

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