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Historical Events In 1897

Monday, 27 May 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   On this day in history jimmie Rodgers, Mendoza Miss, country singer/singing brakeman  

Sep 10   On this day in history nancy Keene Lancaster, designer/Collector  

Sep 10   Police shoot at striking mine workers in Penns, kills 20 in the year 1897.  

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   Gaspar Cassado Moreu, composer in the year 1897.  

Sep 17   In the year 1897 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   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   In the year 1897 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) in the year 1897.  

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 in the year 1897.  

Sep 25   1st British bus service opens on this day in history.  

Sep 25   Teddy Hart, NYC, actor (3 Men on a Horse) in the year 1897.  

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

Sep 28   On this day in history muchtar Auesow, writer  

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

Oct 03   Josephine "Mama Jo" Riley Matthews, midwife (SC) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history solomon Andrees baloon/polar expedition reaches White Island  

Oct 06   On this day in history jerome Cowan, NYC, actor (Mr Dithers-Blondie, Tab Hunter Show)  

Oct 08   Emperor Karl Joseph I named Gustav Mahler director of Opera on this day in history.  

Oct 08   In the year 1897 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   Lamar Stringfield, composer on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1897

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1897 birth of walter Greaza, St Paul Minn, actor (Martin Kane Private Eye)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Pola Negri, [Barbara A Chalupec], Polish/US actress (Madame Bovary) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   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   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 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Constantin von Ettingshausen, Austrian geologist (b. 1826) died on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (Ferrari), dies at 49 on this day in history.  

Feb 19   In the year 1897 karl T Weierstrass, German mathematician, dies at 81  

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

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