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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  

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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   Marion Davies, [Marion Cecelia Douras], Bkln, actress (Operator 13) was born in the year 1897.  

Jan 03   Pola Negri, [Barbara A Chalupec], Polish/US actress (Madame Bovary) was born in the year 1897.  

Jan 05   Jack Wagner, OH, actor (Jive Junction) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1897 birth of theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Lady Fanny, Bel Ami)  

Jan 06   In the year 1897 birth of billy Greene, actor (Burton-One Man's Family)  

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   In the year 1897 death of isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813)  

Jan 30   John Cottam, cricket (Test for Aust 1897, no Sheffield matches), dies in the year 1897.  

Feb 01   Constantin von Ettingshausen, Austrian geologist (b. 1826) died in the year 1897.  

Feb 05   In the year 1897 hoss Radbourn, pitcher won 60 games in 1884, dies at 42  

Feb 06   Ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies in the year 1897.  

Feb 07   In the year 1897 galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (Ferrari), dies at 49  

Feb 19   Karl T Weierstrass, German mathematician, dies at 81 in the year 1897.  

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

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