Historical Events In 1897
Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Sep 05 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
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 Tirah Campaign: Battle of Saragarhi on this day in history.
Sep 13 On this day in history gaspar Cassado Moreu, composer
Sep 17 In the year 1897 3rd US Golf Open: Joe Lloyd shoots a 162 at Chicago GC in Wheaton Ill
Sep 18 Gustave Kecker/Hugh Martin's musical "Belle of NYC," premieres in NYC in the year 1897.
Sep 18 John Mens, writer (People Without Money) in the year 1897.
Sep 20 On this day in history efim Golishev, composer
Sep 20 In the year 1897 karel Bendl, composer, dies at 59
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) on this day in history.
Sep 23 First frontier days rodeo celebration (Cheyene Wyoming) in the year 1897.
Sep 23 Paul Delvaux, Belgian painter (surrealist) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1897 teddy Hart, NYC, actor (3 Men on a Horse)
Sep 26 Pope Paul VI, [Giovanni Montini], 262nd Roman Catholic pope (1963-78) on this day in history.
Sep 28 Muchtar Auesow, writer on this day in history.
Sep 30 On this day in history lil Dagover, [Marta-Maria Lillits], Pati Java, actress (Spiders)
Oct 03 On this day in history josephine "Mama Jo" Riley Matthews, midwife (SC)
Oct 03 In the year 1897 the birth of Louis Aragon, French poet
Oct 04 On this day in history 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) in the year 1897.
Oct 08 On this day in history emperor Karl Joseph I named Gustav Mahler director of Opera
Oct 08 Martin Pluddemann, composer, dies at 43 in the year 1897.
Oct 08 Rouben Mamoulian, movie director/author (Mark of Zorro, Applause) on this day in history.
Oct 09 On this day in history john Heemskerk Azn, Dutch Internal minister (1866..88), dies at 79
Oct 10 Lamar Stringfield, composer on this day in history.