Historical Events In 1897
Saturday, 20 April 2019
Jul 30 On this day in history jacques de Kadt, Dutch politician/writer (Fascism is War!)
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 in the year 1897.
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 Jacob Burckhardt, Swiss cultural historian, dies at 79 in the year 1897.
Aug 09 Ralph Wyckoff, American pioneer in x-ray crystallography on this day in history.
Aug 10 In the year 1897 automobile Club of Great Britain established (now: Royal Auto Club)
Aug 10 Edward Orval Gourdin, Jacksonville, long jumper (Olympic-silver-1924) on this day in history.
Aug 11 In the year 1897 louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury)
Aug 11 In the year 1897 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 In the year 1897 manuel Blancafort, composer
Aug 13 Antonius von der Linde, Neth/German librarian, dies at 63 in the year 1897.
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 In the year 1897 robert Ringling, circus master
Aug 17 W B Purvis patents electric railway switch on this day in history.
Aug 19 On this day in history 1st electric taxi's drive in London
Aug 20 On this day in history tarjei Vesaas, Norwegian author (Det Store Spelet)
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 Jaroslav Ridky, composer on this day in history.
Aug 27 On this day in history 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) 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 General Kitchener occupies Berber, North of Khartoum on this day in history.
Sep 01 Subway service in Boston, MA begins on this day in history.
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 in the year 1897.
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.