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Historical Events In 1897

Sunday, 24 January 2021

Sep 05   In the year 1897 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   Jimmie Rodgers, Mendoza Miss, country singer/singing brakeman in the year 1897.  

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

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 in the year 1897.  

Sep 12   Tirah Campaign: Battle of Saragarhi on this day in history.  

Sep 13   Gaspar Cassado Moreu, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

Sep 18   In the year 1897 john Mens, writer (People Without Money)  

Sep 20   In the year 1897 efim Golishev, composer  

Sep 20   On this day in history karel Bendl, composer, dies at 59  

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   NY Sun runs famous "Yes, Virginia there is a Santa Claus," editorial in the year 1897.  

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

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

Sep 26   Pope Paul VI, [Giovanni Montini], 262nd Roman Catholic pope (1963-78) on this day in history.  

Sep 28   In the year 1897 muchtar Auesow, writer  

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

Oct 03   On this day in history josephine "Mama Jo" Riley Matthews, midwife (SC)  

Oct 03   The birth of Louis Aragon, French poet in the year 1897.  

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   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   Rouben Mamoulian, movie director/author (Mark of Zorro, Applause) on this day in history.  

Oct 09   John Heemskerk Azn, Dutch Internal minister (1866..88), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Oct 10   Lamar Stringfield, composer in the year 1897.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1897 birth of pola Negri, [Barbara A Chalupec], Polish/US actress (Madame Bovary)  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   Billy Greene, actor (Burton-One Man's Family) was born in the year 1897.  

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   Isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813) died in the year 1897.  

Jan 30   John Cottam, cricket (Test for Aust 1897, no Sheffield matches), dies on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1897.  

Feb 19   On this day in history karl T Weierstrass, German mathematician, dies at 81  

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

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