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Historical Events In 1897

Thursday, 20 June 2019

Jul 30   On this day in history 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   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   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   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) in the year 1897.  

Aug 10   Edward Orval Gourdin, Jacksonville, long jumper (Olympic-silver-1924) in the year 1897.  

Aug 11   In the year 1897 louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury)  

Aug 11   On this day in history the birth of Enid Blyton, English author  

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   In the year 1897 manuel Blancafort, composer  

Aug 13   In the year 1897 antonius von der Linde, Neth/German librarian, dies at 63  

Aug 14   On this day in history the town of Anosimena is captured by French troops from Menabe defenders in Madagascar.  

Aug 15   In the year 1897 marion Eugene Bauer, composer  

Aug 16   On this day in history robert Ringling, circus master  

Aug 17   W B Purvis patents electric railway switch in the year 1897.  

Aug 19   1st electric taxi's drive in London on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 27   Roger Bresnahan debuts as Wash Senator pitcher (later HOF catcher) in the year 1897.  

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 in the year 1897.  

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

Sep 02   On this day in history "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   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   Walter Greaza, St Paul Minn, actor (Martin Kane Private Eye) was born in the year 1897.  

Jan 02   Jim Londos, Greek wrestler (d. 1975) was born in the year 1897.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of marion Davies, [Marion Cecelia Douras], Bkln, actress (Operator 13)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of pola Negri, [Barbara A Chalupec], Polish/US actress (Madame Bovary)  

Jan 05   Jack Wagner, OH, actor (Jive Junction) was born in the year 1897.  

Jan 05   Theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Lady Fanny, Bel Ami) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of billy Greene, actor (Burton-One Man's Family)  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of dennis Wheatley, British author (d. 1977)  

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 in the year 1897.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 23   In the year 1897 woldemar Bargiel, composer, dies at 68  

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