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Historical Events In 1897

Saturday, 04 April 2020

Sep 05   In the year 1897 doris Kenyon, Syracuse NY, silent screen actress (Alexander Hamilton)  

Sep 07   George Davis (Giants) HR off Sport McAllister (Spiders) in DH in the year 1897.  

Sep 08   Jimmie Rodgers, Mendoza Miss, country singer/singing brakeman on this day in history.  

Sep 10   Nancy Keene Lancaster, designer/Collector in the year 1897.  

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

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   In the year 1897 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   In the year 1897 john Mens, writer (People Without Money)  

Sep 20   Efim Golishev, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 20   On this day in history karel Bendl, composer, dies at 59  

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   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   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) in the year 1897.  

Sep 28   Muchtar Auesow, writer on this day in history.  

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) 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   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   Emperor Karl Joseph I named Gustav Mahler director of Opera in the year 1897.  

Oct 08   Martin Pluddemann, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.  

Oct 08   On this day in history rouben Mamoulian, movie director/author (Mark of Zorro, Applause)  

Oct 09   John Heemskerk Azn, Dutch Internal minister (1866..88), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1897 birth of marion Davies, [Marion Cecelia Douras], Bkln, actress (Operator 13)  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1897 birth of jack Wagner, OH, actor (Jive Junction)  

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   On this day in history birth of dennis Wheatley, British author (d. 1977)  

Famous Deaths In 1897

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 12   Isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813) died in the year 1897.  

Jan 30   John Cottam, cricket (Test for Aust 1897, no Sheffield matches), dies on this day in history.  

Feb 01   In the year 1897 death of constantin von Ettingshausen, Austrian geologist (b. 1826)  

Feb 05   Hoss Radbourn, pitcher won 60 games in 1884, dies at 42 on this day in history.  

Feb 06   In the year 1897 ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies  

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

Feb 19   Karl T Weierstrass, German mathematician, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Feb 23   Woldemar Bargiel, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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