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Historical Events In 1897

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Jul 30   Jacques de Kadt, Dutch politician/writer (Fascism is War!) on this day in history.  

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   Joseph Calleia, Malta, actor (Jungle Book, Gilda, Touch of Evil) in the year 1897.  

Aug 07   On this day in history franz J Weinrich, [Heinrich Lerse], German writer (Himmlisches)  

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) 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   On this day in history manuel Blancafort, composer  

Aug 13   In the year 1897 antonius von der Linde, Neth/German librarian, dies at 63  

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   In the year 1897 robert Ringling, circus master  

Aug 17   On this day in history w B Purvis patents electric railway switch  

Aug 19   On this day in history 1st electric taxi's drive in London  

Aug 20   In the year 1897 tarjei Vesaas, Norwegian author (Det Store Spelet)  

Aug 21   Oldsmobile begins operation as a General Motors Corp division in the year 1897.  

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   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) on this day in history.  

Aug 30   On this day in history 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 in the year 1897.  

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   On this day in history the first issue of McCall's magazine goes on sale at newsstands.  

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 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 in the year 1897.  

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   Billy Greene, actor (Burton-One Man's Family) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of constantin von Ettingshausen, Austrian geologist (b. 1826)  

Feb 05   Hoss Radbourn, pitcher won 60 games in 1884, dies at 42 in the year 1897.  

Feb 06   In the year 1897 ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies  

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   Woldemar Bargiel, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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