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Historical Events In 1897

Friday, 30 October 2020

Jul 30   Jacques de Kadt, Dutch politician/writer (Fascism is War!) in the year 1897.  

Aug 03   John McNally's musical "Good Mr Best," premieres in NYC in the year 1897.  

Aug 04   In the year 1897 henry A Rucker appointed Collector of Internal Revenue for Georgia  

Aug 04   In the year 1897 joseph Calleia, Malta, actor (Jungle Book, Gilda, Touch of Evil)  

Aug 07   Franz J Weinrich, [Heinrich Lerse], German writer (Himmlisches) in the year 1897.  

Aug 08   In the year 1897 jacob Burckhardt, Swiss cultural historian, dies at 79  

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

Aug 10   In the year 1897 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   Louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   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   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   In the year 1897 jaroslav Ridky, composer  

Aug 27   Ad van Emmenes, Dutch soccer reporter on this day in history.  

Aug 27   On this day in history roger Bresnahan debuts as Wash Senator pitcher (later HOF catcher)  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1897.  

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

Sep 02   In the year 1897 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 in the year 1897.  

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   Theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Lady Fanny, Bel Ami) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of dennis Wheatley, British author (d. 1977)  

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

Feb 01   Constantin von Ettingshausen, Austrian geologist (b. 1826) died on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1897.  

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   On this day in history woldemar Bargiel, composer, dies at 68  

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