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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.  

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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   In the year 1897 birth of jim Londos, Greek wrestler (d. 1975)  

Jan 03   Marion Davies, [Marion Cecelia Douras], Bkln, actress (Operator 13) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   Jack Wagner, OH, actor (Jive Junction) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1897 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   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   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   Hoss Radbourn, pitcher won 60 games in 1884, dies at 42 on this day in history.  

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

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

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