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Historical Events In 1897

Monday, 10 December 2018

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   Automobile Club of Great Britain established (now: Royal Auto Club) on this day in history.  

Aug 10   On this day in history edward Orval Gourdin, Jacksonville, long jumper (Olympic-silver-1924)  

Aug 11   Louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury) in the year 1897.  

Aug 11   The birth of Enid Blyton, English author in the year 1897.  

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   The town of Anosimena is captured by French troops from Menabe defenders in Madagascar in the year 1897.  

Aug 15   In the year 1897 marion Eugene Bauer, composer  

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

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   Bill Woodfull, cricketer (Australian captain in the Bodyline series) in the year 1897.  

Aug 25   Jaroslav Ridky, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 27   Ad van Emmenes, Dutch soccer reporter in the year 1897.  

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

Aug 28   On this day in history morris Ankrum, IL, actor (Kronos, Half Human, Earth vs Flying Saucers)  

Aug 30   The town of Ambiky is captured by France from Menabe in Madagascar on this day in history.  

Aug 31   In the year 1897 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 on this day in history.  

Sep 01   The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground rapid transit system in North America on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 03   Cecil Parker, Hastings England, actor (Indiscreet, Tale of 2 Cities) in the year 1897.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1897

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of walter Greaza, St Paul Minn, actor (Martin Kane Private Eye)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of jim Londos, Greek wrestler (d. 1975)  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1897 birth of pola Negri, [Barbara A Chalupec], Polish/US actress (Madame Bovary)  

Jan 05   In the year 1897 birth of jack Wagner, OH, actor (Jive Junction)  

Jan 05   Theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Lady Fanny, Bel Ami) was born in the year 1897.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813)  

Jan 30   On this day in history john Cottam, cricket (Test for Aust 1897, no Sheffield matches), dies  

Feb 01   Constantin von Ettingshausen, Austrian geologist (b. 1826) died in the year 1897.  

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

Feb 06   On this day in history ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies  

Feb 07   In the year 1897 galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (Ferrari), dies at 49  

Feb 19   On this day in history karl T Weierstrass, German mathematician, dies at 81  

Feb 23   On this day in history woldemar Bargiel, composer, dies at 68  

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