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Historical Events In 1897

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Jul 30   In the year 1897 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1897 ralph Wyckoff, American pioneer in x-ray crystallography  

Aug 10   In the year 1897 automobile Club of Great Britain established (now: Royal Auto Club)  

Aug 10   Edward Orval Gourdin, Jacksonville, long jumper (Olympic-silver-1924) in the year 1897.  

Aug 11   Louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury) on this day in history.  

Aug 11   On this day in history the birth of Enid Blyton, English author  

Aug 12   On this day in history british naval authorities grant US Navy permission to put battleship 'Indiana' in drydock in Halifax, Nova Scotia  

Aug 12   Manuel Blancafort, composer in the year 1897.  

Aug 13   Antonius von der Linde, Neth/German librarian, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Aug 14   In the year 1897 the town of Anosimena is captured by French troops from Menabe defenders in Madagascar.  

Aug 15   Marion Eugene Bauer, composer in the year 1897.  

Aug 16   Robert Ringling, circus master on this day in history.  

Aug 17   On this day in history w B Purvis patents electric railway switch  

Aug 19   In the year 1897 1st electric taxi's drive in London  

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 in the year 1897.  

Aug 27   Roger Bresnahan debuts as Wash Senator pitcher (later HOF catcher) in the year 1897.  

Aug 28   Morris Ankrum, IL, actor (Kronos, Half Human, Earth vs Flying Saucers) in the year 1897.  

Aug 30   In the year 1897 the town of Ambiky is captured by France from Menabe in Madagascar.  

Aug 31   Frederic March, Wisc, actor (Dr Jeckyll-Acad Awards 1932/1946) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1897 the Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground rapid transit system in North America.  

Sep 02   In the year 1897 "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   On this day in history cecil Parker, Hastings England, actor (Indiscreet, Tale of 2 Cities)  

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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 in the year 1897.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of jim Londos, Greek wrestler (d. 1975)  

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

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 in the year 1897.  

Jan 05   In the year 1897 birth of theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Lady Fanny, Bel Ami)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of billy Greene, actor (Burton-One Man's Family)  

Jan 08   Dennis Wheatley, British author (d. 1977) was born in the year 1897.  

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   John Cottam, cricket (Test for Aust 1897, no Sheffield matches), dies on this day in history.  

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

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   Karl T Weierstrass, German mathematician, dies at 81 in the year 1897.  

Feb 23   In the year 1897 woldemar Bargiel, composer, dies at 68  

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