Historical Events In 1897
Thursday, 20 June 2019
Jul 30 On this day in history jacques de Kadt, Dutch politician/writer (Fascism is War!)
Aug 03 John McNally's musical "Good Mr Best," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
Aug 04 In the year 1897 henry A Rucker appointed Collector of Internal Revenue for Georgia
Aug 04 Joseph Calleia, Malta, actor (Jungle Book, Gilda, Touch of Evil) in the year 1897.
Aug 07 Franz J Weinrich, [Heinrich Lerse], German writer (Himmlisches) on this day in history.
Aug 08 In the year 1897 jacob Burckhardt, Swiss cultural historian, dies at 79
Aug 09 On this day in history ralph Wyckoff, American pioneer in x-ray crystallography
Aug 10 Automobile Club of Great Britain established (now: Royal Auto Club) in the year 1897.
Aug 10 Edward Orval Gourdin, Jacksonville, long jumper (Olympic-silver-1924) in the year 1897.
Aug 11 In the year 1897 louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury)
Aug 11 On this day in history the birth of Enid Blyton, English author
Aug 12 British naval authorities grant US Navy permission to put battleship 'Indiana' in drydock in Halifax, Nova Scotia on this day in history.
Aug 12 In the year 1897 manuel Blancafort, composer
Aug 13 In the year 1897 antonius von der Linde, Neth/German librarian, dies at 63
Aug 14 On this day in history the town of Anosimena is captured by French troops from Menabe defenders in Madagascar.
Aug 15 In the year 1897 marion Eugene Bauer, composer
Aug 16 On this day in history robert Ringling, circus master
Aug 17 W B Purvis patents electric railway switch in the year 1897.
Aug 19 1st electric taxi's drive in London on this day in history.
Aug 20 In the year 1897 tarjei Vesaas, Norwegian author (Det Store Spelet)
Aug 21 In the year 1897 oldsmobile begins operation as a General Motors Corp division
Aug 22 In the year 1897 bill Woodfull, cricketer (Australian captain in the Bodyline series)
Aug 25 On this day in history jaroslav Ridky, composer
Aug 27 Ad van Emmenes, Dutch soccer reporter on this day in history.
Aug 27 Roger Bresnahan debuts as Wash Senator pitcher (later HOF catcher) in the year 1897.
Aug 28 On this day in history morris Ankrum, IL, actor (Kronos, Half Human, Earth vs Flying Saucers)
Aug 30 The town of Ambiky is captured by France from Menabe in Madagascar on this day in history.
Aug 31 In the year 1897 frederic March, Wisc, actor (Dr Jeckyll-Acad Awards 1932/1946)
Aug 31 On this day in history general Kitchener occupies Berber, North of Khartoum
Sep 01 Subway service in Boston, MA begins in the year 1897.
Sep 01 On this day in history the Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground rapid transit system in North America.
Sep 02 On this day in history "McCall-magazine 1st published
Sep 02 On this day in history the first issue of McCall's magazine goes on sale at newsstands.
Sep 03 Cecil Parker, Hastings England, actor (Indiscreet, Tale of 2 Cities) in the year 1897.