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Historical Events In 1897

Friday, 19 July 2019

Sep 05   In the year 1897 doris Kenyon, Syracuse NY, silent screen actress (Alexander Hamilton)  

Sep 07   In the year 1897 george Davis (Giants) HR off Sport McAllister (Spiders) in DH  

Sep 08   In the year 1897 jimmie Rodgers, Mendoza Miss, country singer/singing brakeman  

Sep 10   Nancy Keene Lancaster, designer/Collector in the year 1897.  

Sep 10   In the year 1897 police shoot at striking mine workers in Penns, kills 20  

Sep 11   In the year 1897 after months of pursuit, generals of Menelik II of Ethiopia capture Gaki Sherocho, the last king of Kaffa, bringing an end to that ancient kingdom.  

Sep 12   In the year 1897 tirah Campaign: Battle of Saragarhi  

Sep 13   On this day in history gaspar Cassado Moreu, composer  

Sep 17   3rd US Golf Open: Joe Lloyd shoots a 162 at Chicago GC in Wheaton Ill in the year 1897.  

Sep 18   Gustave Kecker/Hugh Martin's musical "Belle of NYC," premieres in NYC in the year 1897.  

Sep 18   On this day in history john Mens, writer (People Without Money)  

Sep 20   In the year 1897 efim Golishev, composer  

Sep 20   Karel Bendl, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Sep 21   On this day in history "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus," begins the famous editorial response to 8-year-old Virginia O'Hanlon's letter in the New York Sun.  

Sep 21   On this day in history nY Sun runs famous "Yes, Virginia there is a Santa Claus," editorial  

Sep 23   1st frontier days rodeo celebration (Cheyene Wyoming) in the year 1897.  

Sep 23   On this day in history first frontier days rodeo celebration (Cheyene Wyoming)  

Sep 23   Paul Delvaux, Belgian painter (surrealist) in the year 1897.  

Sep 24   On this day in history a new double track steel arch bridge is completed by the Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge Company and the Niagara Falls International Bridge Company. The upper floor of the new structure is leased to the Grand Trunk Railway.  

Sep 25   On this day in history 1st British bus service opens  

Sep 25   In the year 1897 teddy Hart, NYC, actor (3 Men on a Horse)  

Sep 26   In the year 1897 pope Paul VI, [Giovanni Montini], 262nd Roman Catholic pope (1963-78)  

Sep 28   Muchtar Auesow, writer in the year 1897.  

Sep 30   On this day in history lil Dagover, [Marta-Maria Lillits], Pati Java, actress (Spiders)  

Oct 03   Josephine "Mama Jo" Riley Matthews, midwife (SC) in the year 1897.  

Oct 03   The birth of Louis Aragon, French poet on this day in history.  

Oct 04   George Bernard Shaw's "Devil's Disciple," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Oct 05   Solomon Andrees baloon/polar expedition reaches White Island in the year 1897.  

Oct 06   In the year 1897 jerome Cowan, NYC, actor (Mr Dithers-Blondie, Tab Hunter Show)  

Oct 08   On this day in history emperor Karl Joseph I named Gustav Mahler director of Opera  

Oct 08   On this day in history martin Pluddemann, composer, dies at 43  

Oct 08   In the year 1897 rouben Mamoulian, movie director/author (Mark of Zorro, Applause)  

Oct 09   John Heemskerk Azn, Dutch Internal minister (1866..88), dies at 79 in the year 1897.  

Oct 10   On this day in history lamar Stringfield, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In 1897

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Walter Greaza, St Paul Minn, actor (Martin Kane Private Eye) was born in the year 1897.  

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

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   Jack Wagner, OH, actor (Jive Junction) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Lady Fanny, Bel Ami)  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   In the year 1897 john Cottam, cricket (Test for Aust 1897, no Sheffield matches), dies  

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 in the year 1897.  

Feb 06   Ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies in the year 1897.  

Feb 07   In the year 1897 galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (Ferrari), dies at 49  

Feb 19   Karl T Weierstrass, German mathematician, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

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