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)