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Historical Events In 1897

Tuesday, 20 August 2019

Apr 20   On this day in history bernard Verhoeven, poet/literature (About the Laugh)  

Apr 22   In the year 1897 nYC Jewish newspaper "Forward" begins publishing (stiil active)  

Apr 22   In the year 1897 nYC Jewish newspaper "Forward" begins publishing (still active)  

Apr 23   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 24   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 on this day in history.  

Apr 25   Haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer on this day in history.  

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

Apr 27   In the year 1897 grant's Tomb (famed of song & legend) dedicated  

May 02   William Cleaver Francis Robinson, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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

May 04   23rd Kentucky Derby: Buttons Garner aboard Typhoon II wins in 2:12.5 in the year 1897.  

May 04   Fire in Paris France bazaar at Rue Jean Goujon kills 200 on this day in history.  

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   Dalton Parry Conyngham, cricketer (one Test S Africa v England 1923) in the year 1897.  

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   On this day in history wash Senator catcher Charlie Farrell throws out 8 attempted stealers  

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

May 12   1800-1900 year old fossil of "girl of Yde" found in Drente Netherlands in the year 1897.  

May 12   On this day in history battle at Thessalië Turkish army beats Greece  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

May 16   Walther Geiser, composer in the year 1897.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Marion Davies, [Marion Cecelia Douras], Bkln, actress (Operator 13) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1897 birth of pola Negri, [Barbara A Chalupec], Polish/US actress (Madame Bovary)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of jack Wagner, OH, actor (Jive Junction)  

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   Dennis Wheatley, British author (d. 1977) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1897

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 12   On this day in history death of isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813)  

Jan 30   John Cottam, cricket (Test for Aust 1897, no Sheffield matches), dies in the year 1897.  

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   In the year 1897 ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies  

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

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