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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)  

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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   Jim Londos, Greek wrestler (d. 1975) was born in the year 1897.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1897 birth of pola Negri, [Barbara A Chalupec], Polish/US actress (Madame Bovary)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of jack Wagner, OH, actor (Jive Junction)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Lady Fanny, Bel Ami)  

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   In the year 1897 john Cottam, cricket (Test for Aust 1897, no Sheffield matches), dies  

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

Feb 05   On this day in history hoss Radbourn, pitcher won 60 games in 1884, dies at 42  

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   Woldemar Bargiel, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1897.  

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