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Historical Events In 1897

Sunday, 31 May 2020

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 on this day in history.  

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   Jacob Burckhardt, Swiss cultural historian, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Aug 09   Ralph Wyckoff, American pioneer in x-ray crystallography in the year 1897.  

Aug 10   On this day in history automobile Club of Great Britain established (now: Royal Auto Club)  

Aug 10   In the year 1897 edward Orval Gourdin, Jacksonville, long jumper (Olympic-silver-1924)  

Aug 11   On this day in history louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury)  

Aug 11   In the year 1897 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   On this day in history manuel Blancafort, composer  

Aug 13   Antonius von der Linde, Neth/German librarian, dies at 63 in the year 1897.  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 16   In the year 1897 robert Ringling, circus master  

Aug 17   In the year 1897 w B Purvis patents electric railway switch  

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

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   On this day in history bill Woodfull, cricketer (Australian captain in the Bodyline series)  

Aug 25   Jaroslav Ridky, composer in the year 1897.  

Aug 27   In the year 1897 ad van Emmenes, Dutch soccer reporter  

Aug 27   Roger Bresnahan debuts as Wash Senator pitcher (later HOF catcher) on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1897.  

Aug 31   General Kitchener occupies Berber, North of Khartoum in the year 1897.  

Sep 01   In the year 1897 subway service in Boston, MA begins.  

Sep 01   In the year 1897 the Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground rapid transit system in North America.  

Sep 02   "McCall-magazine 1st published on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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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   Jim Londos, Greek wrestler (d. 1975) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1897 birth of marion Davies, [Marion Cecelia Douras], Bkln, actress (Operator 13)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of pola Negri, [Barbara A Chalupec], Polish/US actress (Madame Bovary)  

Jan 05   Jack Wagner, OH, actor (Jive Junction) was born in the year 1897.  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1897 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 30   On this day in history 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   Ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies on this day in history.  

Feb 07   On this day in history galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (Ferrari), dies at 49  

Feb 19   In the year 1897 karl T Weierstrass, German mathematician, dies at 81  

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

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