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Historical Events In 1897

Saturday, 17 April 2021

Sep 05   On this day in history doris Kenyon, Syracuse NY, silent screen actress (Alexander Hamilton)  

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

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

Sep 10   Nancy Keene Lancaster, designer/Collector on this day in history.  

Sep 10   Police shoot at striking mine workers in Penns, kills 20 in the year 1897.  

Sep 11   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 on this day in history.  

Sep 12   On this day in history tirah Campaign: Battle of Saragarhi  

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

Sep 17   On this day in history 3rd US Golf Open: Joe Lloyd shoots a 162 at Chicago GC in Wheaton Ill  

Sep 18   On this day in history gustave Kecker/Hugh Martin's musical "Belle of NYC," premieres in NYC  

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

Sep 20   Efim Golishev, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 20   Karel Bendl, composer, dies at 59 in the year 1897.  

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   In the year 1897 nY Sun runs famous "Yes, Virginia there is a Santa Claus," editorial  

Sep 23   On this day in history 1st frontier days rodeo celebration (Cheyene Wyoming)  

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

Sep 23   In the year 1897 paul Delvaux, Belgian painter (surrealist)  

Sep 24   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 in the year 1897.  

Sep 25   1st British bus service opens in the year 1897.  

Sep 25   Teddy Hart, NYC, actor (3 Men on a Horse) in the year 1897.  

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

Sep 28   On this day in history muchtar Auesow, writer  

Sep 30   In the year 1897 lil Dagover, [Marta-Maria Lillits], Pati Java, actress (Spiders)  

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

Oct 03   In the year 1897 the birth of Louis Aragon, French poet  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 06   Jerome Cowan, NYC, actor (Mr Dithers-Blondie, Tab Hunter Show) on this day in history.  

Oct 08   In the year 1897 emperor Karl Joseph I named Gustav Mahler director of Opera  

Oct 08   Martin Pluddemann, composer, dies at 43 in the year 1897.  

Oct 08   On this day in history rouben Mamoulian, movie director/author (Mark of Zorro, Applause)  

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

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   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 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   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   In the year 1897 birth of dennis Wheatley, British author (d. 1977)  

Famous Deaths In 1897

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 12   Isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813) died on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1897.  

Feb 06   Ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (Ferrari), dies at 49 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 23   In the year 1897 woldemar Bargiel, composer, dies at 68  

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