Historical Events In 1897
Friday, 24 January 2020
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 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) on this day in history.
Aug 07 Franz J Weinrich, [Heinrich Lerse], German writer (Himmlisches) on this day in history.
Aug 08 On this day in history 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 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 In the year 1897 manuel Blancafort, composer
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 On this day in history marion Eugene Bauer, composer
Aug 16 Robert Ringling, circus master in the year 1897.
Aug 17 In the year 1897 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) on this day in history.
Aug 21 Oldsmobile begins operation as a General Motors Corp division in the year 1897.
Aug 22 Bill Woodfull, cricketer (Australian captain in the Bodyline series) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history roger Bresnahan debuts as Wash Senator pitcher (later HOF catcher)
Aug 28 In the year 1897 morris Ankrum, IL, actor (Kronos, Half Human, Earth vs Flying Saucers)
Aug 30 On this day in history 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 On this day in history general Kitchener occupies Berber, North of Khartoum
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 on this day in history.
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 Cecil Parker, Hastings England, actor (Indiscreet, Tale of 2 Cities) in the year 1897.