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Historical Events In 1897

Saturday, 19 October 2019

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 in the year 1897.  

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) in the year 1897.  

Aug 08   Jacob Burckhardt, Swiss cultural historian, dies at 79 in the year 1897.  

Aug 09   In the year 1897 ralph Wyckoff, American pioneer in x-ray crystallography  

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

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 in the year 1897.  

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

Aug 13   Antonius von der Linde, Neth/German librarian, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Aug 14   In the year 1897 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   Robert Ringling, circus master in the year 1897.  

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

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history jaroslav Ridky, composer  

Aug 27   On this day in history ad van Emmenes, Dutch soccer reporter  

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   In the year 1897 the town of Ambiky is captured by France from Menabe in Madagascar.  

Aug 31   On this day in history 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 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   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   On this day in history birth of walter Greaza, St Paul Minn, actor (Martin Kane Private Eye)  

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

Jan 03   Marion Davies, [Marion Cecelia Douras], Bkln, actress (Operator 13) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1897 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   On this day in history birth of theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Lady Fanny, Bel Ami)  

Jan 06   Billy Greene, actor (Burton-One Man's Family) was born on this day in history.  

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   John Cottam, cricket (Test for Aust 1897, no Sheffield matches), dies in the year 1897.  

Feb 01   On this day in history death of constantin von Ettingshausen, Austrian geologist (b. 1826)  

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   In the year 1897 galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (Ferrari), dies at 49  

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

Feb 23   Woldemar Bargiel, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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