Historical Events In 1897
Monday, 16 May 2022
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 on this day in history.
Aug 04 In the year 1897 henry A Rucker appointed Collector of Internal Revenue for Georgia
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 On this day in history jacob Burckhardt, Swiss cultural historian, dies at 79
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 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 in the year 1897.
Aug 12 In the year 1897 manuel Blancafort, composer
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 On this day in history marion Eugene Bauer, composer
Aug 16 On this day in history robert Ringling, circus master
Aug 17 On this day in history 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) on this day in history.
Aug 21 In the year 1897 oldsmobile begins operation as a General Motors Corp division
Aug 22 In the year 1897 bill Woodfull, cricketer (Australian captain in the Bodyline series)
Aug 25 In the year 1897 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 Morris Ankrum, IL, actor (Kronos, Half Human, Earth vs Flying Saucers) in the year 1897.
Aug 30 On this day in history the town of Ambiky is captured by France from Menabe in Madagascar.
Aug 31 Frederic March, Wisc, actor (Dr Jeckyll-Acad Awards 1932/1946) on this day in history.
Aug 31 General Kitchener occupies Berber, North of Khartoum on this day in history.
Sep 01 Subway service in Boston, MA begins in the year 1897.
Sep 01 On this day in history the Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground rapid transit system in North America.
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 in the year 1897.
Sep 03 Cecil Parker, Hastings England, actor (Indiscreet, Tale of 2 Cities) on this day in history.