Historical Events In 1897
Thursday, 13 May 2021
Jul 30 On this day in history jacques de Kadt, Dutch politician/writer (Fascism is War!)
Aug 03 On this day in history john McNally's musical "Good Mr Best," premieres in NYC
Aug 04 Henry A Rucker appointed Collector of Internal Revenue for Georgia in the year 1897.
Aug 04 Joseph Calleia, Malta, actor (Jungle Book, Gilda, Touch of Evil) on this day in history.
Aug 07 Franz J Weinrich, [Heinrich Lerse], German writer (Himmlisches) on this day in history.
Aug 08 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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) in the year 1897.
Aug 11 On this day in history the birth of Enid Blyton, English author
Aug 12 In the year 1897 british naval authorities grant US Navy permission to put battleship 'Indiana' in drydock in Halifax, Nova Scotia
Aug 12 Manuel Blancafort, composer on this day in history.
Aug 13 Antonius von der Linde, Neth/German librarian, dies at 63 on this day in history.
Aug 14 On this day in history the town of Anosimena is captured by French troops from Menabe defenders in Madagascar.
Aug 15 Marion Eugene Bauer, composer on this day in history.
Aug 16 Robert Ringling, circus master on this day in history.
Aug 17 In the year 1897 w B Purvis patents electric railway switch
Aug 19 1st electric taxi's drive in London on this day in history.
Aug 20 Tarjei Vesaas, Norwegian author (Det Store Spelet) in the year 1897.
Aug 21 In the year 1897 oldsmobile begins operation as a General Motors Corp division
Aug 22 Bill Woodfull, cricketer (Australian captain in the Bodyline series) on this day in history.
Aug 25 In the year 1897 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 The town of Ambiky is captured by France from Menabe in Madagascar in the year 1897.
Aug 31 Frederic March, Wisc, actor (Dr Jeckyll-Acad Awards 1932/1946) in the year 1897.
Aug 31 General Kitchener occupies Berber, North of Khartoum in the year 1897.
Sep 01 On this day in history subway service in Boston, MA begins.
Sep 01 The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground rapid transit system in North America in the year 1897.
Sep 02 "McCall-magazine 1st published on this day in history.
Sep 02 The first issue of McCall's magazine goes on sale at newsstands in the year 1897.
Sep 03 In the year 1897 cecil Parker, Hastings England, actor (Indiscreet, Tale of 2 Cities)