Historical Events In 1897
Saturday, 19 October 2019
Jul 30 Jacques de Kadt, Dutch politician/writer (Fascism is War!) on this day in history.
Aug 03 In the year 1897 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) in the year 1897.
Aug 07 Franz J Weinrich, [Heinrich Lerse], German writer (Himmlisches) in the year 1897.
Aug 08 Jacob Burckhardt, Swiss cultural historian, dies at 79 in the year 1897.
Aug 09 In the year 1897 ralph Wyckoff, American pioneer in x-ray crystallography
Aug 10 Automobile Club of Great Britain established (now: Royal Auto Club) on this day in history.
Aug 10 Edward Orval Gourdin, Jacksonville, long jumper (Olympic-silver-1924) on this day in history.
Aug 11 In the year 1897 louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury)
Aug 11 The birth of Enid Blyton, English author in the year 1897.
Aug 12 British naval authorities grant US Navy permission to put battleship 'Indiana' in drydock in Halifax, Nova Scotia in the year 1897.
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 In the year 1897 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 Robert Ringling, circus master in the year 1897.
Aug 17 W B Purvis patents electric railway switch in the year 1897.
Aug 19 1st electric taxi's drive in London in the year 1897.
Aug 20 Tarjei Vesaas, Norwegian author (Det Store Spelet) on this day in history.
Aug 21 On this day in history oldsmobile begins operation as a General Motors Corp division
Aug 22 On this day in history bill Woodfull, cricketer (Australian captain in the Bodyline series)
Aug 25 On this day in history jaroslav Ridky, composer
Aug 27 On this day in history ad van Emmenes, Dutch soccer reporter
Aug 27 On this day in history roger Bresnahan debuts as Wash Senator pitcher (later HOF catcher)
Aug 28 In the year 1897 morris Ankrum, IL, actor (Kronos, Half Human, Earth vs Flying Saucers)
Aug 30 In the year 1897 the town of Ambiky is captured by France from Menabe in Madagascar.
Aug 31 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Sep 01 The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground rapid transit system in North America on this day in history.
Sep 02 On this day in history "McCall-magazine 1st published
Sep 02 The first issue of McCall's magazine goes on sale at newsstands on this day in history.
Sep 03 On this day in history cecil Parker, Hastings England, actor (Indiscreet, Tale of 2 Cities)