Historical Events In 1897
Tuesday, 19 February 2019
Jul 30 In the year 1897 jacques de Kadt, Dutch politician/writer (Fascism is War!)
Aug 03 John McNally's musical "Good Mr Best," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
Aug 04 On this day in history 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) on this day in history.
Aug 08 In the year 1897 jacob Burckhardt, Swiss cultural historian, dies at 79
Aug 09 In the year 1897 ralph Wyckoff, American pioneer in x-ray crystallography
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) in the year 1897.
Aug 11 Louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury) on this day in history.
Aug 11 On this day in history the birth of Enid Blyton, English author
Aug 12 On this day in history british naval authorities grant US Navy permission to put battleship 'Indiana' in drydock in Halifax, Nova Scotia
Aug 12 Manuel Blancafort, composer in the year 1897.
Aug 13 Antonius von der Linde, Neth/German librarian, dies at 63 on this day in history.
Aug 14 In the year 1897 the town of Anosimena is captured by French troops from Menabe defenders in Madagascar.
Aug 15 Marion Eugene Bauer, composer in the year 1897.
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 In the year 1897 1st electric taxi's drive in London
Aug 20 In the year 1897 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 On this day in history jaroslav Ridky, composer
Aug 27 Ad van Emmenes, Dutch soccer reporter in the year 1897.
Aug 27 Roger Bresnahan debuts as Wash Senator pitcher (later HOF catcher) in the year 1897.
Aug 28 Morris Ankrum, IL, actor (Kronos, Half Human, Earth vs Flying Saucers) in the year 1897.
Aug 30 In the year 1897 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 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 In the year 1897 the Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground rapid transit system in North America.
Sep 02 In the year 1897 "McCall-magazine 1st published
Sep 02 On this day in history the first issue of McCall's magazine goes on sale at newsstands.
Sep 03 On this day in history cecil Parker, Hastings England, actor (Indiscreet, Tale of 2 Cities)