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