Historical Events In 1897
Sunday, 05 December 2021
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 Jimmie Rodgers, Mendoza Miss, country singer/singing brakeman on this day in history.
Sep 10 In the year 1897 nancy Keene Lancaster, designer/Collector
Sep 10 Police shoot at striking mine workers in Penns, kills 20 on this day in history.
Sep 11 On this day in history 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 Tirah Campaign: Battle of Saragarhi in the year 1897.
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 John Mens, writer (People Without Money) in the year 1897.
Sep 20 Efim Golishev, composer in the year 1897.
Sep 20 In the year 1897 karel Bendl, composer, dies at 59
Sep 21 "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 in the year 1897.
Sep 21 On this day in history 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 First frontier days rodeo celebration (Cheyene Wyoming) on this day in history.
Sep 23 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Sep 25 1st British bus service opens on this day in history.
Sep 25 On this day in history 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 In the year 1897 muchtar Auesow, writer
Sep 30 Lil Dagover, [Marta-Maria Lillits], Pati Java, actress (Spiders) in the year 1897.
Oct 03 Josephine "Mama Jo" Riley Matthews, midwife (SC) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1897.
Oct 05 In the year 1897 solomon Andrees baloon/polar expedition reaches White Island
Oct 06 Jerome Cowan, NYC, actor (Mr Dithers-Blondie, Tab Hunter Show) on this day in history.
Oct 08 On this day in history emperor Karl Joseph I named Gustav Mahler director of Opera
Oct 08 In the year 1897 martin Pluddemann, composer, dies at 43
Oct 08 Rouben Mamoulian, movie director/author (Mark of Zorro, Applause) in the year 1897.
Oct 09 In the year 1897 john Heemskerk Azn, Dutch Internal minister (1866..88), dies at 79
Oct 10 In the year 1897 lamar Stringfield, composer