Historical Events In 1897
Friday, 30 October 2020
Jul 30 Jacques de Kadt, Dutch politician/writer (Fascism is War!) in the year 1897.
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 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 In the year 1897 jacob Burckhardt, Swiss cultural historian, dies at 79
Aug 09 Ralph Wyckoff, American pioneer in x-ray crystallography in the year 1897.
Aug 10 In the year 1897 automobile Club of Great Britain established (now: Royal Auto Club)
Aug 10 In the year 1897 edward Orval Gourdin, Jacksonville, long jumper (Olympic-silver-1924)
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 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 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 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 Tarjei Vesaas, Norwegian author (Det Store Spelet) in the year 1897.
Aug 21 In the year 1897 oldsmobile begins operation as a General Motors Corp division
Aug 22 On this day in history bill Woodfull, cricketer (Australian captain in the Bodyline series)
Aug 25 In the year 1897 jaroslav Ridky, composer
Aug 27 Ad van Emmenes, Dutch soccer reporter on this day in history.
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) in the year 1897.
Aug 30 The town of Ambiky is captured by France from Menabe in Madagascar on this day in history.
Aug 31 Frederic March, Wisc, actor (Dr Jeckyll-Acad Awards 1932/1946) in the year 1897.
Aug 31 General Kitchener occupies Berber, North of Khartoum in the year 1897.
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 in the year 1897.
Sep 02 "McCall-magazine 1st published on this day in history.
Sep 02 In the year 1897 the first issue of McCall's magazine goes on sale at newsstands.
Sep 03 Cecil Parker, Hastings England, actor (Indiscreet, Tale of 2 Cities) on this day in history.