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Historical Events In 1897

Friday, 19 August 2022

Jun 24   In the year 1897 hail injures 26 in Topeka Kansas  

Jun 25   Basil Radford, Chester England, actor (Whiskey Galore, Night Train) on this day in history.  

Jun 26   In the year 1897 viola Dana, Brooklyn, actress (Willow Tree, 40 Winks, Silent Lover)  

Jun 28   Jacobus J E Hondius, graphic artist on this day in history.  

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

Jun 29   In the year 1897 chicago beats Louisville 36-7 (baseball)  

Jun 29   Ottmar Gerster, composer in the year 1897.  

Jul 01   Bronx acquires Hutton Square in the year 1897.  

Jul 01   In the year 1897 the Bronx acquires Hutton Square  

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

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

Jul 06   On this day in history richard Krautheimer, art Historian  

Jul 07   Anna Luther, NJ, silent screen actress (Sinners in Silk) in the year 1897.  

Jul 08   Harbor Hospital formally opens in the year 1897.  

Jul 10   Lloyd Goodrich, American Arts Museum director on this day in history.  

Jul 11   On this day in history blind Lemon Jefferson, rocker  

Jul 11   In the year 1897 solomon Andree leaves Spitsbergen by balloon towards North Pole  

Jul 12   Felix Godefroid, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Jul 16   Levin Goldschmidt, German business law expert, dies in the year 1897.  

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

Jul 17   Elbert Parr Tuttle, lawyer/judge in the year 1897.  

Jul 17   The first ship arrives in Seattle carrying gold from the Yukon on this day in history.  

Jul 18   Cap Anson, is 1st to get 3,000 hits on this day in history.  

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

Jul 21   Tate Gallery opens in England in the year 1897.  

Jul 24   On this day in history elmar Berkovich, Hungarian/Dutch designer (Eindhoven Theatre)  

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   37.5 cm rainfall at Jewell, Maryland (state record) on this day in history.  

Jul 26   In the year 1897 paul Gallico, NY, novelist  

Jul 27   14.75" (37.5 cm) of rainfall, Jewell, Maryland (state 24-hr record) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 28   In the year 1897 emmy Arbous, [Emilia J Henke], Dutch actress (Little Rascal)  

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   Walter Greaza, St Paul Minn, actor (Martin Kane Private Eye) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1897 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   Pola Negri, [Barbara A Chalupec], Polish/US actress (Madame Bovary) was born in the year 1897.  

Jan 05   In the year 1897 birth of jack Wagner, OH, actor (Jive Junction)  

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 in the year 1897.  

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   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 in the year 1897.  

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   Ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies in the year 1897.  

Feb 07   On this day in history galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (Ferrari), dies at 49  

Feb 19   In the year 1897 karl T Weierstrass, German mathematician, dies at 81  

Feb 23   Woldemar Bargiel, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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