Advertisements
| Birthdays | Events | Holidays | Inventions

Historical Events In 1897

Saturday, 25 May 2019

May 19   Oscar Wilde is released from Reading Gaol in the year 1897.  

May 21   Karol Mikuli, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1897.  

May 21   Yerkes Observatory 40" (1 meter) refractor used for first time in the year 1897.  

May 21   In the year 1897 yerkes Observatory 40" (1m) refractor used for 1st time  

May 22   In the year 1897 robert Neumann, Austrian/British author (Waters of Babylon)  

May 22   The Blackwall Tunnel under the River Thames was officially opened in the year 1897.  

May 23   On this day in history aleko Konstantinov, Bulgarian writer (To Chicago & Back), dies at 34  

May 25   On this day in history alan Kippax, cricketer (22 Tests for Australia 1924-34, brilliant bat)  

May 27   John Douglas Cockroft, English physicist (Radar, Nobel 1951) on this day in history.  

May 27   On this day in history the birth of John Cockcroft, English nuclear physicist  

May 28   Henry Kendall, London, actor (Amazing Quest, Shadow, Rich & Strange) in the year 1897.  

May 29   31st Belmont: J Scherrer aboard Scottish Cheiftain wins in 2:23.25 on this day in history.  

May 29   On this day in history erich Wolfgang Korngold, Brno Austria, movie composer (Violanta)  

May 31   Margalo Gillmore, London, actress (Skirts Ahoy, High Society) on this day in history.  

Jun 02   On this day in history mark Twain, responding to rumors that he was dead at age 61, is quoted by the New York Journal as saying "The report of my death was an exaggeration."  

Jun 02   In the year 1897 mark Twain, responding to rumors that he was dead at age 61, is quoted by the New York Journal as saying: "The report of my death was an exaggeration."  

Jun 07   George Szell, Budapest Hungary, conductor (Metropolitan 1942-45) on this day in history.  

Jun 09   On this day in history alvin Graham Clark, dies 3 weeks after 1st use of Yerkes 40" lens  

Jun 09   Japan protests United States' takeover of Hawaii in the year 1897.  

Jun 11   On this day in history bruno Frei, writer  

Jun 12   Alexandre Tansman, Lodz Poland, composer (Dyptique) on this day in history.  

Jun 12   In Assam. India a 8.7 earthquake caused caused the complete devastation of over 9,000 square miles and was felt over 1.75 million square miles. Over 1500 deaths in the year 1897.  

Jun 12   Possibly most severe quake in history strikes Assam India, shock waves felt over an area size of Europe (negligible death toll) in the year 1897.  

Jun 12   On this day in history possibly most severe quake in history strikes Assam India. Shock waves felt over an area size of Europe. Negligible death toll  

Jun 13   Paavo Johannes Nurmi, Finland, 5K runner (Olympic-gold-1920/24/28) on this day in history.  

Jun 15   In the year 1897 liberals/social-democrats win Dutch 2nd Parliamentary election  

Jun 16   On this day in history a treaty annexing the Republic of Hawaii to the United States is signed; the Republic would not be dissolved until a year later.  

Jun 17   William Frank Powell, NJ educator, named minister to Haiti in the year 1897.  

Jun 19   Moe Howard, [Moses Horowitz], Bkln NY, comedian (3 Stooges) on this day in history.  

Jun 19   In the year 1897 wee Willie Keeler's 44 game hitting streak ends  

Jun 20   On this day in history cyril "Froggy" Francois, cricketer (S Afr all-rounder v Eng 1922-23)  

Jun 22   Norbert Elias, English/Dutch philosopher (Process of Civilization) on this day in history.  

Jun 22   On this day in history ralph Abercromby, British meteorologist, dies at about 54  

Jun 23   Winifred Wagner-William, German organizer (Wagner Festival) on this day in history.  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | Next Page »

Advertisements

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Lady Fanny, Bel Ami) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 01   In the year 1897 death of constantin von Ettingshausen, Austrian geologist (b. 1826)  

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 on this day in history.  

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  

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

Does life exist beyond Earth?
Yes
No
Don't Know