Historical Events In 1897
Friday, 10 July 2020
Sep 05 Doris Kenyon, Syracuse NY, silent screen actress (Alexander Hamilton) in the year 1897.
Sep 07 In the year 1897 george Davis (Giants) HR off Sport McAllister (Spiders) in DH
Sep 08 On this day in history jimmie Rodgers, Mendoza Miss, country singer/singing brakeman
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 In the year 1897 tirah Campaign: Battle of Saragarhi
Sep 13 Gaspar Cassado Moreu, composer on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Sep 20 Karel Bendl, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.
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 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) in the year 1897.
Sep 23 In the year 1897 first frontier days rodeo celebration (Cheyene Wyoming)
Sep 23 On this day in history paul Delvaux, Belgian painter (surrealist)
Sep 24 In the year 1897 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 In the year 1897 1st British bus service opens
Sep 25 Teddy Hart, NYC, actor (3 Men on a Horse) on this day in history.
Sep 26 Pope Paul VI, [Giovanni Montini], 262nd Roman Catholic pope (1963-78) on this day in history.
Sep 28 Muchtar Auesow, writer in the year 1897.
Sep 30 Lil Dagover, [Marta-Maria Lillits], Pati Java, actress (Spiders) on this day in history.
Oct 03 In the year 1897 josephine "Mama Jo" Riley Matthews, midwife (SC)
Oct 03 The birth of Louis Aragon, French poet on this day in history.
Oct 04 In the year 1897 george Bernard Shaw's "Devil's Disciple," premieres in NYC
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 Emperor Karl Joseph I named Gustav Mahler director of Opera in the year 1897.
Oct 08 In the year 1897 martin Pluddemann, composer, dies at 43
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