Historical Events In 1897
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Jul 30 Jacques de Kadt, Dutch politician/writer (Fascism is War!) on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 Jacob Burckhardt, Swiss cultural historian, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Aug 09 Ralph Wyckoff, American pioneer in x-ray crystallography in the year 1897.
Aug 10 On this day in history 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 On this day in history louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury)
Aug 11 In the year 1897 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 On this day in history manuel Blancafort, composer
Aug 13 Antonius von der Linde, Neth/German librarian, dies at 63 in the year 1897.
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 on this day in history.
Aug 16 In the year 1897 robert Ringling, circus master
Aug 17 In the year 1897 w B Purvis patents electric railway switch
Aug 19 1st electric taxi's drive in London in the year 1897.
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 Jaroslav Ridky, composer in the year 1897.
Aug 27 In the year 1897 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) 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) in the year 1897.
Aug 31 General Kitchener occupies Berber, North of Khartoum in the year 1897.
Sep 01 In the year 1897 subway service in Boston, MA begins.
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 on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.