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Historical Events In 1897

Sunday, 17 October 2021

Jun 24   On this day in history hail injures 26 in Topeka Kansas  

Jun 25   In the year 1897 basil Radford, Chester England, actor (Whiskey Galore, Night Train)  

Jun 26   On this day in history viola Dana, Brooklyn, actress (Willow Tree, 40 Winks, Silent Lover)  

Jun 28   In the year 1897 jacobus J E Hondius, graphic artist  

Jun 28   On this day in history marquis C de Bonchamps' expedition reaches Gore Ethiopia  

Jun 29   Chicago beats Louisville 36-7 (baseball) in the year 1897.  

Jun 29   On this day in history ottmar Gerster, composer  

Jul 01   Bronx acquires Hutton Square on this day in history.  

Jul 01   In the year 1897 the Bronx acquires Hutton Square  

Jul 03   On this day in history g. A. Lancaster files claim on Eldorado Creek, Yukon, later known as Gold Hill.  

Jul 05   Paul Ben-Haim, [Frankenburger], Munich Germany, Israeli composer on this day in history.  

Jul 06   Richard Krautheimer, art Historian in the year 1897.  

Jul 07   Anna Luther, NJ, silent screen actress (Sinners in Silk) on this day in history.  

Jul 08   On this day in history harbor Hospital formally opens  

Jul 10   Lloyd Goodrich, American Arts Museum director in the year 1897.  

Jul 11   Blind Lemon Jefferson, rocker on this day in history.  

Jul 11   Solomon Andree leaves Spitsbergen by balloon towards North Pole on this day in history.  

Jul 12   On this day in history felix Godefroid, composer, dies at 78  

Jul 16   On this day in history levin Goldschmidt, German business law expert, dies  

Jul 17   On this day in history 1st ship arrives in Seattle carrying gold from Yukon  

Jul 17   In the year 1897 elbert Parr Tuttle, lawyer/judge  

Jul 17   In the year 1897 the first ship arrives in Seattle carrying gold from the Yukon  

Jul 18   Cap Anson, is 1st to get 3,000 hits in the year 1897.  

Jul 20   In the year 1897 tadeusz Reichstein, Swiss chemist (Nobel 1950)  

Jul 21   On this day in history tate Gallery opens in England  

Jul 24   Elmar Berkovich, Hungarian/Dutch designer (Eindhoven Theatre) on this day in history.  

Jul 25   Hermann Ambrosius, composer in the year 1897.  

Jul 25   Writer Jack London sails to join the Klondike Gold Rush where he will write his first successful stories in the year 1897.  

Jul 26   On this day in history 37.5 cm rainfall at Jewell, Maryland (state record)  

Jul 26   Paul Gallico, NY, novelist on this day in history.  

Jul 27   In the year 1897 14.75" (37.5 cm) of rainfall, Jewell, Maryland (state 24-hr record)  

Jul 27   In the year 1897 37.5 cm (14.75") of rainfall, Jewell, Maryland (state 24-hr record)  

Jul 28   Emmy Arbous, [Emilia J Henke], Dutch actress (Little Rascal) on this day in history.  

Jul 29   On this day in history joost G Kist, lawyer/president of High Council (1885-97), dies at 74  

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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   On this day in history birth of pola Negri, [Barbara A Chalupec], Polish/US actress (Madame Bovary)  

Jan 05   Jack Wagner, OH, actor (Jive Junction) was born in the year 1897.  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history john Cottam, cricket (Test for Aust 1897, no Sheffield matches), dies  

Feb 01   Constantin von Ettingshausen, Austrian geologist (b. 1826) died in the year 1897.  

Feb 05   Hoss Radbourn, pitcher won 60 games in 1884, dies at 42 in the year 1897.  

Feb 06   On this day in history ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies  

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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