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Historical Events In 1897

Friday, 14 August 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   In the year 1897 joseph Calleia, Malta, actor (Jungle Book, Gilda, Touch of Evil)  

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   Automobile Club of Great Britain established (now: Royal Auto Club) on this day in history.  

Aug 10   Edward Orval Gourdin, Jacksonville, long jumper (Olympic-silver-1924) on this day in history.  

Aug 11   Louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury) on this day in history.  

Aug 11   In the year 1897 the birth of Enid Blyton, English author  

Aug 12   In the year 1897 british naval authorities grant US Navy permission to put battleship 'Indiana' in drydock in Halifax, Nova Scotia  

Aug 12   Manuel Blancafort, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 13   On this day in history antonius von der Linde, Neth/German librarian, dies at 63  

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   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) on this day in history.  

Aug 21   Oldsmobile begins operation as a General Motors Corp division in the year 1897.  

Aug 22   On this day in history bill Woodfull, cricketer (Australian captain in the Bodyline series)  

Aug 25   Jaroslav Ridky, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 27   Ad van Emmenes, Dutch soccer reporter in the year 1897.  

Aug 27   In the year 1897 roger Bresnahan debuts as Wash Senator pitcher (later HOF catcher)  

Aug 28   On this day in history morris Ankrum, IL, actor (Kronos, Half Human, Earth vs Flying Saucers)  

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   In the year 1897 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 in the year 1897.  

Sep 02   On this day in history "McCall-magazine 1st published  

Sep 02   The first issue of McCall's magazine goes on sale at newsstands on this day in history.  

Sep 03   On this day in history cecil Parker, Hastings England, actor (Indiscreet, Tale of 2 Cities)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1897

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1897 birth of walter Greaza, St Paul Minn, actor (Martin Kane Private Eye)  

Jan 02   Jim Londos, Greek wrestler (d. 1975) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1897 birth of marion Davies, [Marion Cecelia Douras], Bkln, actress (Operator 13)  

Jan 03   Pola Negri, [Barbara A Chalupec], Polish/US actress (Madame Bovary) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1897 birth of jack Wagner, OH, actor (Jive Junction)  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1897 birth of billy Greene, actor (Burton-One Man's Family)  

Jan 08   Dennis Wheatley, British author (d. 1977) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history john Cottam, cricket (Test for Aust 1897, no Sheffield matches), dies  

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   In the year 1897 ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies  

Feb 07   Galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (Ferrari), dies at 49 in the year 1897.  

Feb 19   In the year 1897 karl T Weierstrass, German mathematician, dies at 81  

Feb 23   On this day in history woldemar Bargiel, composer, dies at 68  

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